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"Leon turned to look up at the high blue mountains in the deep snow that reflected a faint red light from the west. He felt good because it was finished, and he was happy about the sprinkling of the holy water; now the old man could send them big thunderclouds for sure."

In "The Man to Send Rain Clouds," what does the last line of the story reveal about cultural beliefs of the narrator?

A. Leon feels good and this reflects his culture's joyous attitude.


B. Leon was satisfied with the burial process which reflects his cultural beliefs of baptism after death.


C. Leon was all alone, which reflects the solitude of his culture and the belief that being alone was better than company.


D. Leon believed the old man could send rain, which reflects the cultural beliefs regarding the connection of man and earth.

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  • Answer:

    D. Leon believed the old man could send rain, which reflects the cultural beliefs regarding the connection of man and earth.

    Explanation:

    Leon , the son of  Teofilo 's, the man who had died , tried to comply  with two religious beliefs: his father's and his own. Leon was a catholic , so he could convince a priest to come to the burial and sprikle holly  water onto his father's body. Yet, Leon also complied with his father's aborigine and Mexican traditions, which was the fact the old man once in Heaven would send some rain. This means the conntact between earth and death.

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