Antonio himself can relate to the certain knowledge that is beyond human control as he learns to deal with many circumstances growing up. For example, the barbarous murder of Lupito, and he must learn to bear them as does Maynard growing up Jewish in Christian towns in Canada. "'Hell, Andy,' Gene said softly, 'we can't build our lives on their dreams. We're men, Andy; we're not boys any longer. We can't be tied down to old dreams-" This was said as Antonio wakes up in the morning to the murder of Lupito, the effect on the reader is as Antonio is maturing his thoughts and visions on different matters of life mature as well. Blessings come to those who search for them and Antonio spends the duration of the novel, Bless Me Ultima, and longer to determine his true destiny. Antonio is so eager to find a... [continues]
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