Summary Of In The Time Of The Butterflies By Julia Alvarez

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Determination and dedication is always hard, especially when trying to or being a revolutionary. In In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez these sisters are facing many challenges and bumps while trying to do what is right. While all the sisters are revolutionaries there is always a struggle, not only for the girls but Trujillo too. All the things the girls try to or do to Trujillo just to lose their life means barely anything a couple months later after they die because Trujillo dies too. In Julia Alvarez’s novel In the Time of the Butterflies, she depicts the
Mirabal sisters as revolutionaries through the characteristics of determination and passionate.
In this story the sisters are always determined to accomplish what needs to be …show more content…

The book states “But when they grabbed Minerva, she started kicking and swinging her arms. Santiclo’s cap flew across the room and tiny was smacked in the face. Bloody Juan got a bloody nose when he tried to intervene. Where does that sister of mine get her crazy courage” (Alverez 237-238). The quote shows when they got
Minerva she was not going to give up, she fought till they let her go. They never gave up they continued to push through and fought for what was right.
The sisters are also very passionate to be revolutionaries and take It and do not give up.
They always do what is best for not only them but the people around them. This story states “
But when Minerva came to me with her six-month-old Manolito and asked me to keep him.
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“Keep him?” I, who treasured my children more then my own life, couldn’t believe my sister would leave her son for anything.” Minerva was so passionate about being a revolutionary she was willing to leave her son with her sister to continue and pursue what it is that she wanted. The sisters being revolutionaries changed a lot for them, but they did whatever it took it was a passion for them.
The girls constantly did what they needed to they were determined and

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