Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me Ultima

Words: 331
Pages: 2

Since 1972 the book Bless Me Ultima has been banned from California all the way to New York. The book had been causing so much controversy because some people claim it has too much profanity. The book is about a woman named Ultima, she was in the birth of Antonio, the main character, and only she knows what he will become in the future. Despite its popularity with some students and teachers, Rudolfo Anaya’s novel continues to be controversial and has been banned by numerous school districts due to complaints that the book contains too much profanity, is anti-Catholic, and is sexually explicit. They claim the book has too much profanity. In the book they use a lot of profanity because the characters start