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    Belonging to the Dominican Republic, Salcedo is one of the smallest provinces in all of its country. It is also the province that has been recently dedicated to the Mirabal sisters. Four Dominican women who fought for the freedom of the Dominican republic from the Dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo. Patia Mercedes, born on February 27, 1924, was the eldest sister. Bélgica Adela Mirabal, the second sister, was born on February 29, 1925. Minerva Argentina, the third sister, was born on March 12, 1926

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    joined soon after she witnessed a massacre by Trujillo’s men. Patria was very supportive of her sister’s efforts against the Trujillo regime. Patria’s main concern was for the future her country and for the children who would become the future. The Mirabal Sisters’ husbands also were anti-Trujillo and helped them form a group of supporters. Their group was called the Movement of the Fourteenth of June. It was named after the date of the massacre that Patria had witnessed. They wanted to spread knowledge

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    Mirabal Heroines Believing that there are things worth risking your life for is a quality that is well respected. The Mirabal sisters are all considered heroines for their work against Trujillo. Three of them even died for this cause. Minerva Mirabal is a heroine because of the way she stood up to Trujillo. She is respected throughout the Dominican Republic. In every aspect of her life, she worked against him for the good of her country. Her heroic life was especially shown by her friendships, her

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    Is Dede A Hero Essay

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    Dede not only has she done tons of interviews but there is a museum where she works that is full of detail event from the Mirabal sisters’ tragedy. She gives tours shares pictures and tell stories in memories of her sisters. Dede took the choice of reliving memories from the past. “In The Time of the Butterflies” when the reporter asked Dede “how does she do it? “how do you

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    Julia Alvarez originated from a Dominican American background, from which she used her experiences as an immigrant to write novels and short stories. In addition, Alvarez wrote about her experiences from the Dominican Republic and the United States, which provided her with over twenty works of literature. By writing over twenty literature works, Alvarez established herself as an inspiration and a contribution to American Literature. In short, Alvarez used her Dominican American background and experiences

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    In the Time of the Butterflies, by Julia Alvarez, takes place in the Dominican Republic during Trujillo’s control of the country. Dedé and Minerva are two extremely different Mirabal sisters, shown by how they respond to Trujillo taking over their country. Dedé and Minerva are only two of the sisters. There are four in total: Minerva, Dedé, Patria and María Teresa. The four sisters take turns throughout In the Time of the Butterflies telling their stories from the 1940s while living in the Dominican

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    The author, Julia Alvarez uses language and literary devices to depict the Mirabal sisters; Patria, Maria Teresa, Dede, and Minerva as martyrs under the dictatorship of Trujillo. For example, In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, in the scene where the SIM destroyed Pedrito’s family’s rancho and arrested both Nelson and Pedrito, Patria screamed out “‘I’ve been good! I’ve been good!’ to the sky” (p.161). This shows that Patria’s sufferings resulted in the SIM destroying everything that

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    The Mirabal Sisters, otherwise known as Las Mariposas, made their mark in history due to their efforts in the revolution against the Trujillo regime in the Dominican Republic. Julia Alvarez, a native Dominican herself, wrote In the Time of the Butterflies due to an account told by Dede Mirabal about the lives and tragic fate of her sisters Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa. Dede’s three sisters were murdered due to their involvement in the revolution; Dede did not join the revolution, and thus survived

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    lives and had feelings just like those of us who read about them. By telling about the characters’ families and personal issues, Alvarez draws her readers into the book and makes them feel for each character. Something that puzzled me was why the Mirabal sisters refused to leave prison. Minerva said that they had to set a good example and that accepting a pardon would mean that they thought they had something to be pardoned for. It seems to me that Minerva had too much pride. They should have accepted

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    Minerva Mirabal The Mirabal sisters never thought they would grow up to fight for their freedom, but as they get older they start to realize what is really going on in the Dominican Republic. This book takes you for a wild ride through their lives from their point of view. "In the Time of the Butterflies" is about four sisters that grow up under the corrupted ruler known as Trujillo. It is written in first person from all of their perspectives. From all of their perspectives you can tell Minerva

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