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Bless Me, Ultima

Rudolfo A. Anaya

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1. What is the llano?

2. What is a vaquero?

3. How old is Antonio at the start of the novel?

4. In which war do Antonio’s brothers fight?

5. What language do Antonio’s sisters prefer to speak?

6. Who is with Antonio when he sees the golden carp?

7. What do Antonio and Ultima do on their long walks together?

8. How do most people characterize Narciso?

9. Where does Antonio first see the golden carp?

10. What kind of bird does Ultima have as a familiar?

11. How does Tenorio kill Ultima?

12. Which character does not believe in God?

13. Which character drowns?

14. Who kills Narciso?

15. Who kills Lupito?

16. Who kills the sheriff?

17. Where does Gabriel hope to move his family?

18. What does God say to Antonio during his first Communion?

19. What are the Lunas?

20. What sins does Florence say he has committed?

21. Why does Antonio decide that Andrew is not a good model for him?

22. What character is the only person the Indian will talk to?

23. Where does Antonio sleep in the house?

24. What do Antonio’s sisters like to do for fun?

25. Who buries the owl?

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