Throughout the novel Bless Me Ultima there are many allusions, which dominate the work to enhance the meaning.
In the first few chapters Hurston introduces the characters and the good of Ultima. Antonio also begins to form a stronger bond with her over the summer by studying her techniques with plants. Later in the novel Antonio begins to question his relationship with God. This is also the part where Antonio learns his mother’s dream
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bury her spirit in his own peaceful burial under a forked juniper tree as she instructed. By being blessed by her it shows that he has possibly grown from the idea that he is tied to the church by being a deep spiritual individual and accepting that there may be more powers than that of god. Ultima allowed him to see the world differently, and accept her powers especially in Antonio proclamation, “Bless Me Ultima."