Bless Me Ultima Literary Analysis

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When hearing the word witch, people often refer to them as evil women that ride on broom sticks with gigantic warts on their noses, but not everyone realizes some witches are intended to do good and practices the power of healing. In the book “Bless Me, Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya, the healer in the story, Ultima has powers that are often misunderstood and feared by the community and is often seen as a bruja. Ultima becomes one with nature and appreciates the plants for their medical aliments. The catholic priests refuse to acknowledge Ultima’s ability to tamper with man’s fate and save them from the devil, when the priest are unable to use the power healing through Christ they demand the community to disregard all faith to Ultima. The priest
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