Themes in "Bless me, Ultima," by Rudolfo Anaya
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This paper discusses some of the themes in the novel "Bless Me, Ultima," by Rudolfo Anaya. The writer describes several of the important symbols in the novel such as the owl, which symbolizes the power of magic and Antonio's connection with the world of magic and spirituality. The symbolism of the carp and the river are also explained. In addition, the writer describes the inner conflict in Antonio between Catholicism, the religion of his mother, and the polytheistic Llano religion of his father, and explains how his relationship with Ultima, the healer, leads to the resolution of this conflict.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Anaya, Rudolfo. Bless Me Ultima. Warner Books, 1994
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Themes in "Bless me, Ultima," by Rudolfo Anaya (2008, November 27) Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/themes-in-bless-me-ultima-by-rudolfo-anaya-109275/
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