The Godfather: Michael Vs. Sonny



At a first glance Michael and Sonny appear to be quite different. Upon
further observation, however, they have some similarities. Although they are
different in areas of personality, values, and their tempers, they are similar
in areas of loyalty, their respect for their father, and their strong family
ties.

Their personalities are quite different. Sonny is brash and arrogant,
where Michael is calm and cool. When Don Corleone was in the hospital and Sonny
is in charge, the family got kind of careless. He doesn't seem to care what
could happen due to his actions. He wants to kill the police captain and
doesn't think about the repercussions. Tom has to tell him that it wouldn't ...

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marries twice because his first wife was killed in the explosion. Sonny is an
adulterer. He is with another women during his sisters wedding, along with a
few other times throughout the movie.

Their tempers were not nearly the same. Sonny had a bad temper, while
Michael did not. Sonny's temper ended up getting him killed. He flew off the
handle when he found out that his sister had been beaten and ran out of the
house without anyone with him. During those times he should have known better,
but all he had on his mind was vengeance. Michael on the other hand is fairly
calm about things. He knows that Carlos was involved in Sonny's death, but he
lets it go until it is time to deal with it.

They are similar in loyalty. They do what they need to do for their
friends and family. When others help them out, they do the same. Although
Sonny felt that the move towards narcotics was a good idea, he didn't go in that
direction when he was in charge.

They both had great ...

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