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Essay | In the Times of Butterflies

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In the Times of Butterflies

Summary: A summary of Julia Alvarez's book "In the Time of Butterflies", about a rebellion against the Trujillo regime in the Dominican Republic.
In " In the Time of the Butterflies", the Mirabal sisters embark on a mission to rebel against the Dominican regime. Although they themselves die in the end, their cause lives on. "Many revolutionary and counterrevolutionary forces clashed during this time period." At the beginning of the novel, each sister had her own lives to attend to. School was starting, and they were growing up. However, one sister, Minerva, took it upon herself to make a difference in her world. She threw away all the opportunity she had in schooling, the arts, and life in general in an altruistic effort to defy the oppressive regime of Trujillo. "The Mirabal sisters, though only an element of these revolutionary forces, sparked a chain of events that would eventually lead to the downfall of Trujillo Empire."

Minerva desired freedom for her people. Because of her passion, she created an...

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This section contains 432 words
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