Bless Me, Ultima - Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5. Antonio accompanies his mother, sisters and Ultima to El Puerto – the farmland where his mother’s family still lives. Every year the family makes the trip to help with the late summer harvest. Antonio’s father stays behind to work. Antonio enjoys the warmth of the family trip and working hard in the fields to help with the harvest. His mother’s family’s name is Luna, for the moon, and they base all of their planting and harvesting decisions on the position and type of moon. He overhears his Uncle Pedro tell his mother that Antonio should come live with them for a summer after he has taken his first communion in order to learn the ways of the family.

Chapter 6. Antonio prepares to go to his first day of school. He speaks no English, like the other kids do, and will be...

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