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Texas Characters & Character Analysis

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Benito Garza

Benito Garza is from the town of Victoria and is the son of Domingo and Trinidad Garza. Since his father has died, he is responsible for seeing to the marriage of his sisters. Maria marries Zave Campbell and Josefina marries Finlay McNab. When rebellion begins in the 1830s, Benito joins the forces of Santa Anna to preserve the old order in Texas. After Mexico lost the war, Benito becomes a famous bandit and is wanted by the Texas Rangers. Just as the Mexican War of 1846 - 1848 is to begin, he meets and falls in love with Maria de la Luz Lopez, known as Lucha. He is forty at the time and her parents oppose the marriage, but they marry anyway. As soon as they are married, he goes to General Arrista's headquarters since they had word that the Americans were at the Rio Grande. He is a...

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