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In the Time of the Butterflies Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

American Interviewer

An American woman of Dominican descent, the interviewer comes to speak with Dede about the family history. She speaks poor Spanish. She strongly resembles Julia Alvarez herself.

Sor Asuncion

As the head nun at Inmaculada Concepcion, Sor Asuncion tends to all of the Mirabal sisters. She prompts Patria to watch for God's call to become a nun

Don Bernardo

When Chea Mirabal moves to town, Don Bernardo becomes her neighbor. Though his wife, Dona Belen, suffers from senility, he finds time to help the Mirabal family whenever they are in need.

Chea

See Mercedes Reyes de Mirabal

Rufino de la Cruz

Rufino is the Mirabal sisters' favorite chauffeur, and he is fiercely protective of them. He dies with Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa.

Manuel de Moya

De Moya is Trujillo's Secretary of State, but his actual job is to secure attractive young women for Trujillo. He arranges...

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