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  • Ultima And Antonio
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    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 Rudolf o 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 barb...
  • Teachings Of Ultima
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    Bless Me, Ultima is a story about the maturation of a young Mexican-American boy, Antonio M'arez, struggling with many questions about his destiny, life and death, and good and evil. Ultima who comes to live with Antonio becomes his caretaker and his teacher. Antonio learns there are powers in the world that differ from his beliefs in the Catholic faith. Ultima teaches Antonio "that the tragic consequences of life can be overcome by the magical strength that resides in the human heart" (237). Ul...
  • The Tattooed Soldier Los Angeles
    632 words
    Buildings, Freeways and Shadows of The Tattooed Soldier (Final Draft) Downtown Los Angeles is one of the busiest commercial centers in the United States. However, the city holds two groups of people in different economic level-the homeless and the working class. Hector Tobar frequently includes the landscape of the setting in downtown Los Angeles in The Tattooed Soldier. The novel is about two immigrants from Guatemala who have moved to Los Angeles. The protagonist, Antonio, takes a revenge on t...
  • Portia Defense Of Antonio
    515 words
    The Concepts of Peace and Justice in Shakespeares Merchant of Venice If you want peace, work for justice. Unknown In Shakespeares Merchant of Venice, Portia defense of Antonio is considered a wonderful, noble deed. She is not considered the villain (that distinction falls to Shylock), but her deed, which is considered right, proper, and good by her fellow Venetians, is actually more reflective of the naughty world than the brightly lit candle. Shylock is a man that has been mocked, spat at, and ...
  • Ultima's Magic Saves A Life
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    After reading the book Bless Me, Ultima I have realized that magic plays a very important part in this book. It is important in ways that you may not have realized. There are many different types of magic and it seems that the book Bless Me, Ultima touches every single one of those kinds. Some examples are; the magic of Ultima, the magic or religion and the magic of childhood and its beliefs (the golden carp). Those are all kinds of magic that play a very important role in this book. In spite of...
  • Antonio's Dreams
    563 words
    Bless Me, Ultima Essay Bless Me, Ultima was a well-written book filled with a boys dream and the process of a boy becoming a man. It had great story lines and I really enjoyed the plot of the book. Some parts of the book I really enjoyed others were too boring. In this essay I will explain and evaluate what I enjoyed and what I disliked about Bless Me, Ultima. Antonio goes to school for the first time in his life and learns the sadness of life. In this paragraph I will summarize the main factors...
  • World Of Antonio's Life At Home
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    Worlds of Existence Vividly described, throughout the novel Bless me Ultima by Rudolf o Anaya, are the worlds that influence the character Antonio in his life. The worlds contain elements of good and bad and help shape the Antonio's future. In relation to his life at home the worlds of the school, the bar, Rosies, the church, and the war going on in the world all have similarities or differences to how things are going on there. In the world of the school there are similarities, namely in the fa...
  • Antonio's Brothers Face
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    Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolf o A. Anaya, is a touching story of a young boy who is learning many things rather quickly throughout his life. The trials and tribulations that he faces are not similar to those of a normal childhood. Overall, the book is a major learning lesson and experience for not only the characters involved, but for the reader as well. The style and charisma with which it was written envelope the reader in a conglomeration of feelings and emotions. Bless Me, Ultima has many char...

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