Bless Me Ultima


1) Bless Me, Ultima is fitting because the main character Antonio learns and is blessed by Ultima, a curandera. If I had to rename the book I would probably name it "The walk with the curandera". Antonio bonds with and learns the beliefs of Ultima.
2) The author of Bless Me, Ultima Rudolfo A. Anaya is a U.S. author and is from Mexico and she is still alive today.
3) The major characters in the story are Tenorio, Ultima, and Antonio. Tenorio in the story plays the role of a barber and a saloon manager in town he is the Antagonist character because he believes that Ultima is a witch because his daughter became ill and died and her owl took out his eye. Ultima is the protagonist character ...

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between his friends. Ultima teaches him that he has to learn to make his own choices and take responsibility for them.
4) Some minor characters in the story are The Vitamin Kid, Red, Father Byrnes, Cico, Florence, Gabriel, Lupito, Narcisco, Ms Maestas, Samuel.
The vitamin kid is one of Antonio’s friends and is the fastest runner in Guadalupe and constantly races Antonio across the bridge to school every morning. Red is a friend of Antonio and receives criticism from the other boys because he is a protestant. Father Byrnes is a priest and gives catechism lessons to Antonio and his friends. He constantly teaches the boys to fear God rather than about God. Cico is a close friend of Antonio and is quiet and gentle. He takes Antonio to see the Golden Carp a pagan god that lives in the river. Florence is a friend of Antonio but doesn’t believe in God but still attends catechism lessons. Gabriel is one of Maria’s brothers and he wants Antonio to become a vaquero in the Marez ...

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systems the Catholic Church, the Marez tradition, the Luna's, La curandera, and the Golden Carp. These conflicts exist today many times parents want their children to believe in what they do and follow in their footsteps. Sometimes people need to learn to let their children make their own choices about what they want to believe in.

7) The basic situation is that we have a boy named Antonio who is trying to decide which traditions and morals he will adopt. A healer named Ultima comes to stay with Antonio and his family and teaches him a totally different view of life and how to respect nature. Antonio and his friends wittiness numerous deaths. In chapter two Antonio gathers herbs and ...

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Added: 10/24/2004 10:03:38 AM
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