Bless Me, Ultima

Compare Tonys feelings towards Ultima to his feelings towards his mother.

In Bless Me Ultima

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Tony is mesmerised with Ultima. She symbolizes the spirit world which Tony is so fascinated with.Ultima opens up the possibilities of the mythic life for Tony. Tony's mother represents the pragmatic Catholicism that Tony resists. She wants Tony to be a priest but Tony finds his mother's plans stagnating to him.