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  • Golden Carp Tony
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    Children believe what their parents tell them but as they get older they start to question that which used to be unquestionable. Bless Me, Ultima is a novel by Rudolfo Anaya about a young Chicano boy, Antonio Juan Mare y Luna, who is growing up and seeing the world for how cruel it really is. A wise old, or faith healer, Ultima, arrives just before Tony receives his first glimpse into the world of men. Ultima gives Tony spiritual healing throughout the book, as well as advice to keep him in harm...
  • Religions And Beliefs Hat Tony
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    Merry Uchi yama Bless Me Ultima-responses #1 After reading the book, Bless Me Ultima, I realized the integral importance of religion and need for religion and answers to lifes questions. At first, while reading this book, I thought it was just about relationships and the meaning in them but as the plot progressed I realized the book, is more than that, it questions the structures that decide the rules, morals and values that society is composed of. There were three types of religion that I ident...
  • Tony's Dreams The Most Significant Symbol
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    Symbolism in Dreams In Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima, the author uses Tony's dreams as a way of displaying various symbols. Three symbols that are used often are weather, water, and the Golden Carp. Weather is used to represent conflict. Water represents cleansing, and rejuvenation. The Golden Carp symbolizes religion and Tony's beliefs. Because dreams are a not an exact mirror of reality, they become the perfect tool for introducing symbolism. The author uses the dream as a way to access the...
  • Dream Tony
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    Psychoanalysis on Tony's dreams on the sopranosIntroTelevision has always tried to provide a true representation of the human condition. This is evident in the emergence of reality shows, shows based on true stories, and very realistic fiction. The sopranos is one of the few fictional shows that faithfully simulate the situations it tries to recreate. The sopranos is a show on HBO about Tony Soprano and his life in the mob. The show, created by David chase, shows immense Freudian influence in ma...
  • Ultima By Rodolfo Anaya
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    Bless me, Ultima Essay What is faith Does everyone have faith Is faith believing in something you havent seen but you think is true All of these questions have an answer and in Bless me, Ultima by Rodolfo Anaya these questions are important. In fact, many people question their faith because they are confused about what they see or hear. In Bless me, Ultima, Rodolfo Anaya shows that on this world there are many types of faith one believes in. The author uses imagery, folklore, and dream sequences...
  • Tony's Dreams
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    Blood becomes the river. The human race dies and only the 'she-goats and the he-goats' remain (176). The lake 'cracked with laughter of madness' and the 'ghosts stood and walked upon the shore' (120). Who dares dream such gruesome images? Only Antonio Mare. He argues with God and the Virgin Mary. He commutes with the dead; the dead asks him for blessings. Just who is this Tony person! You might not believe that this is only a seven year old kid, but he is the hero of Rudolf o Anaya's Bless Me, U...
  • Genuine Reality Of The Cop
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    In Tony's Story, Leslie Marm on Silko uses Leon, Tony, and Teofilo to explain the genuine reality of the cop. The genuine reality of the cop is it is an "it", standing for evil that brings drought to the Indian people. Leon does not realize the genuine reality because he has become "white". He asks if he can remember how to do the Corn Dance. "He grabbed my hand and held it tight like a white man". The wine he was drinking broke, "and the paper sack floated in the wine and pieces of glass". To f...
  • Tony The Story Of The Golden Carp
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    On Bless Me Ultima All through this book the main character, Antonio Mare, constantly feels conflicted about his spiritual beliefs. He sees the very disturbing killing of Lupito, and is immediately wondering about Lupito's soul. He is only seven years old and is already being pressured by his mother to become a priest. He is exposed to Ultima, a curandera, who has a history of helping people with her magic herbs. His father and mother are constantly disagreeing about religion. Yet, this little b...
  • End For Tony Ultima
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    Blood becomes the river. The human race dies and only the she-goats and the he-goats (109) remain. The lake cracked with laughter of madness and the ghosts stood and walked upon the shore. (109) Who dares dream such gruesome images? Antonio Mare. He questions God, he communicates with the dead, the dead ask him for blessings. Just who is this Tony? Tony is only a seven year boy who lives in small town of El Puerto. But he is no ordinary boy, he is the hero of Rudolf o Anaya's Bless Me Ultima. Th...

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