In the Time of the Butterflies Essay | Dede's Character Journal

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Dede's Character Journal

Summary: Explores chapter one of "The Time of the Butterflies." Provides a character analysis of Dede, the second oldest Mirabal sister, narrating the story.
The book "The Time of the Butterflies" starts with Dede, the second oldest Mirabal sister, narrating the story. Dede is the only sister who survived from the four Mirabal sisters and is still alive today. Her house today, is a museum dedicated to these heroic sisters that until now are still remembered for their courage. Being the only sister alive, Dede is constantly interviewed and asked questions about the tragedy. Every November 25th, there is a celebration in the museum commemorating the sisters.

In the book, Dede is being interviewed by a "gringo" woman or American, who is very curious about the story of the Mirabal sisters. Though Dede is very polite with everybody, she doesn't like to be interviewed and to be showing the house to guests. One reason of this is that she's tired of being asked the same questions and to be saying the...

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