The Identification and Analysis of Chicano Literature. At he same time, Antonio is going to school across the bridge, to an American school.
Furthermore, he drinks more and more, and looks forward to the visitors of the llano who come to his house once in a while to remember old stories. He knows that the kids are laughing at him because of the way he speaks, the way he behaves, the way he looks and the things he eats. Moreover, the most important person in Antonio during these years, and probably for the future is La Grande. The contact that they have with each other is more on the spiritual level: the old and the new creating a new form of relationship. Each person on the novel plays and important part on Antonio's life and struggle to find the true meaning of life and himself.More coursework: 1 - A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I - J | K - L | M | N - O | P - S | T | U - Y BIBLIOGRAPHY Anaya, R. In conclusion, we find that Antonio is living a continuous struggle by questioning all he ever knew. This is to live and learn from the past to better adapt it to the future. Ramon Saldivar does an extensive study of Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima, and as well as Shirley and Shirley, he seems to be afraid of calling or recognizing a representation of a border culture. Much good in this novel, beauty, magic, New Mexico landscape, legends... All of this is true, but there is more that they did not mention. Each of the story lines of thought of Antonio represents not only a personal conflict, but also a social one. Inner fights and double realities are present through out Antonio's development. It is Ultima who lets Antonio get close to her, and therefore, meaning that she, the old and traditional, gives permission to the new to bond with her. Antonio does not look for this bondage with Ultima. Furthermore, we see how the kids in school used a mixed Spanish and English, especially to swear: "Ay Dios! Then, we have the holy spirit, represented by Ultima and the owl. Soon after Antonio's family moved to New Mexico, Tono and Antonio became Tony and Anthony. The fact is that he was no longer in the land of Mexico. His is also witness of the impotence of a priest to save his uncles life, when then Ultima cured him with her magic. I the same way, we find a parallelism or personification of the three people in God in his family. The Virgin Mary represented by the mother who intercedes to the father for the abolition of punishments for the sons.