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    with.” 95 This en passant referral to motherhood can be interpreted more as a sign that the protagonist has moved on after her illness rather than a genuine clue to motherhood. During her illness and recovery, Esther all but despises 93 Norton, Mary Beth. A People and A Nation. A History of the United States. Boston, MA: Houghton…

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    Saramago by doing this book, believes that if Lucas was able to interpret and tell Jesus’ story, he believed that him too could do his own version. The story starts by telling us about young Mary, which is in Saramago’s version already married to Joseph. Then, Jesus is conceived in the most natural and carnal way. Soon enough, one of the moments that determines the future of Jesus, is the massacre of newborns by King Herod as Joseph learns…

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    We start celebrating Christmas Eve by going to Church and having the last posada, as a family. When we come back from church we gather at a family members house. There we eat our traditional food, pozole, tamales, and drink ponche. As the night goes on we joke around, play games, dance, and even sing. When midnight approaches we gather everyone to get ready to open presents and welcome baby Jesus. To conclude this is how Latin America celebrates Christmas. With our traditional pozadas, and…

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    On one hand, we have the poem ‘Medusa’ by Carol Ann Duffy, in a dramatic monologue based on a mythical creature, Medusa, whose insecurity and jealousy leads her to believe that her husband is cheating on her. Consequently, she turns into a gorgon who turns anything she looks at to stone. On the other hand ,we have ‘Les Grandes Seigneurs’ by Dorothy Molloy which is about an aggrandized woman’s romantic relationship with men there to entertain her and to support her self-aggrandizement. However,…

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    Antonio comes to find a group of varying friends throughout Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima. Antonio’s friends are near his age, though communally rash, are remotely diverse. While watching a group of children, Antonio learns about the individuals, mentioning that he “knew Ernie like[s] to brag” and Bones is “crazier than Horse” (35). Horse himself is believed to be a fighter, that he would “rear up and paw and stomp” at Antonio after he is flipped onto his back, instead letting out a “wild,…

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    detail that stuck out to him was that the Virgin Mary was quite different than the well-known Biblical version of her. In this piece, she refused to accept that Jesus was making himself into a sacrificial lamb for all those who have sinned. Additionally, she opposed everyone that contributed to putting Jesus on the cross to be crucified (Fo and Rame 129). Later on, he saw fragments from another story from the 1300s which caused a debate over Mary at the time, questioning whether or not she was…

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    robe and His right hand is extended outwards towards Lazarus. There is a golden halo around Jesus's head. To his right is one of Lazarus's sisters, either Mary or Martha. She looks at Jesus, her right hand up, palm forward, and her other grasping her robes and holding them out to her side. In front of her is the other sister, most likely Mary. She wears a red cloak and is upon the ground on her hands and knees, looking up at Jesus. Behind them surrounds other mourners. The majority look towards…

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    the only knowledge I had was from my first communion and confirmation classes. Every year my parents would have us watch the story of Jesus during Christmas and Easter day, which is also how I learned about our faith. Growing up until now the Virgin Mary has been an essential part of our faith. Even though we rarely attended Church we have never missed mass on Easter Sunday, Christmas, and the Virgin Mary’s big day or any other important celebrations. We basically haven’t missed any celebration…

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    The song explains the arrival of an Angel that tells Mary she will conceive baby Jesus. The angel tells her she was specifically chosen for this task because she was significantly privileged. The lesson is rather short but that does not take away from its importance. Although it was not one of my favorite…

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    popular depiction of Pietá were of just Mary and Jesus, but other figures such as John the Apostle, Mary Magdalene, and others were also shown (Pieta). Pietá was so widespread it became the most heart-rending visual expression of the lives of Mary and Jesus, mother and son. The depiction between mother and son…

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