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The Use of Realism with Fantasy in "Bless Me, Ultima"

Summary: In "Bless Me, Ultima," Adolfo Anaya emphasizes Tony's struggle with his identity and concepts of God and how magic realism helps him and forms his core values.
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya is about a young boy named Tony whose life is forever changed when a curandera named Ultima comes to live with his family. She teaches Tony how to become a man an how to gather knowledge that will help him during his adulthood. Anaya utilizes the element of Magic Realism to emphasize Tony's struggle to form core values. Magic Realism is an element of realism but a magical of fantasy experience is always present. Core value is a worthy belief upon which you would act. The use of Magic Realism increases Tony's struggle to have core values. Anaya uses Magic Realism to emphasize Tony's struggle to embrace a religion as well as his identity.

To begin with, Tony is in awe when he sees the Golden Carp for the first time. Tony says, "I...

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