CliffsNotes on Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima

CliffsNotes on Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima

CliffsNotes on Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima

CliffsNotes on Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima

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Bless Me, Ultimais about the social-psychological maturation of a Mexican-American, or Chicano, boy living on the eastern plains of New Mexico during the 1940s. The novel begins with Ultima, acurandera,ox folk healer, going to live with the Márez family during the summer that Antonio is six years old. Antonio is preoccupied with and anxious about attending school and having to be separated from his mother. Related to these concerns is his engrossment with knowing his destiny. This concern is exacerbated by his mother’s desire that he become a priest to a community of farmers, where her family lives. At the same time, Antonio is concerned about realizing the wandering desire that stems from his paternal lineage.

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