Bless Me Ultima Chap 1-8
If you haven't read the book here's your chance to catch up, and if you have good for you, it's just review for the quiz. (tell Jake Maeker HAPPY BIRHTDAY monday!)
Terms in this set (46)
Who is the main charachter?
(sex. oops i mean) six
How old is Antonio in the story?
the elderly curandera (healer) that comes to live with Antonios family
Who is a vaquero, (cowboy) and loves the wildness of the llano
Who is from the Luna family, who are all farmers, and prefers civilization.
his birthing (awwwkk)
What does Antonio wittness in his first dream?
What do the Lunas want to do with the afterbirth?
burn it (burn baby burn!)
What do the vaqueros seek to do with the afterbirth?
Who takes care of the afterbirth and knows Antonio's destiny?
What was Antonio supposed to call Ultima?
What is Ultima's "spirit animal?"
What are owls said to be a disguise of?
dat Virgin (and all the babes of Limbo)
Who does the owl carry to heaven in Antonio's dream?
three brothers and two sisters
how many brothers/sisters does Antonio have?
where does Gabriel want to move, but fears he never will because his older sons are fighting
World War II
What war is gonig on durring the time period?
Who is a local war veteran that went a little loco and shot the sheriff?
air. (lol it's a trick!)
What does Lupito shoot?
Who's bessings does Lupito beg for before he died?
Who followed Antonio to the bridge and back home?
to build a castle in the hills.
What is Antono's father's dream?
Who's dreams of Antonio becoming a preist?
La Llorona (the Weeping Woman)
Who is the presence of the river that Antonio must calm in order for his brothers to cross the bridge?
order and civilization
What do priests stand for?
(dragges him from church and) beat him up (because he preached agaisnt something that he had done)
What did Gabriel's father do to a preist?
it's a sin (but then likeee.... doesn't every boy have to??)
What does Antonio's madre think of boys becoming men?
What does Antonio realize about Rosie, whose house he must bow his head as he passes?
plants have spirits like people and tell _______.
Where is Ultima happiest
Luna blood is quiet like.... (le ____)
Mares blood is loud and restless like... (le ___)
what does Luna mean in spanish?
what does el mar mean in spanish?
what does the presence of the river represent?
dat Virgin (of Guadalupe)
What statue does Antonio's family pray to every night?
Who is Antonio's favorite saint?
what does dat virgin represent?
(dat Virgin's) pure soul
What does the visible plaster on the foot of dat Virgin represent?
Who's turn is it to host his sister and children?
When Ultima blesses him, Antinio feels a...
to write his name
What does Antonio learn on the first day of school?
can't speak english and eats dat mexican food
why does the class make fun of Antonio?
he feels like an outcast
Why does Antonio eat lunch with children who are outcasts?
his three brothers
who are the three giants that ask Antonio for a "saving hand" because they are dying in the dream he has after the war ends?
Who spends the winter sleeping and spends all day drinking and spending money on women?
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