ALL butterfly

question

\”Ay, Dede, that’s why I have you. Every soft foot needs a hard shoe.\” (8)
answer

this was from Ded’s flash back, her father had said this when she told him that he was too nice to everyone and would fail his business. This revealed her father’s personality as well as Dede’s personality. Also revealed how close they were and the important role dede played in the family.
question

\”As Dede is helping her father step…\” (10)
answer

After Dede decides to stay and help her father when her sisters left for school. This shows her role in the family and her caring personality. Also explain that she is always the one stepping down and hints at why she may be the only one alive.
question

\”By the time it is over it will be the past and she doesn’t want to be the only one left to tell the story.\” (10)
answer

This was when Dede thinks back to her memories and realised her father’s pophet. It foreshadows how she is the only sister that lives and reveals she sorrow of being the only one left.
question

Dede
answer

The second sister, the only survivor. She stayed to help her father instead of going to school. She married Jamito (her cousin). She would later divorce (page 5: \”decades age, after her divorce\”), she now sells life insurance.
question

Patria
answer

The oldest sister, religous like mother. Wants to be a nun and want to school with Minerva. She would get married to Pedrito and give up on being a nun. She had two kids, Noris and Nelson. She joined the resolution because of her family and other’s family (from a mother’s prospective).
question

Minerva
answer

the third sister, who want to be free ever since she was little. Wanted to be a lawyer, fight for freedom, but she offended Trujillo at the dance so she never received the license to practice after her study. She has all the elements a leader should have ,she stands up for the weak and is the last to give up fighting.
question

Maria Teresa
answer

Nickname Mate, the youngest and died when she will still very young (compared to her sisters). She followed Mirnava’s footsteps, she looked up to her ever since they were little. She married Leandro had kids. She was in jail with Minerva, toured in jail.
question

Sinita
answer

Minerva’s friend who’s family was killed by Turjillo
question

Trujillo
answer

The dictator at the time. Respected by people but secretly came to power in a \”sneaky way\”.
question

\”I was the one hurting her, insisting she be free.\” (11)
answer

Minerva tried to free a rabbit but relised she doesn’t want to be free. She then express her disire to be free. the rabbit story al so reveals the struggle to gain freedom.
question

Lina Lovaton
answer

A beautiful well liked girl who loved Turjillo but was later abandond by him.
question

\”Viva Trujillo! Viva Trujillo! Viva Trujillo!\” (28)
answer

this was said by Minerva to save the day after Sinta threaten to kill the president. This shows Mineava’s wisdom and ability to act in dangerous situation.
question

\”The beams of our headlights…\” (29)
answer

This was said by Mineava after she felt really depressed about how things turned out after the perfpormance. She see the moths being killed by the head light without warning. the head light is just like Tuijllo and the way he elimimates people,
question

\”Tell the Mirabal family in Salcedo that the calies are going to kill us!\” (302).
answer

One of the sister (possibly Patria) shouted to a stranger before they were going to get killed. This was the last thing we know they said. This was delivered by the stranger, the last moments of the sisters were pieced together by bits people told Dede.
question

\”All of them were set free during our spell of revolutions. When we had them regularly, as if to prove we could kill each other even without a dictator to tell us to\” (303-304).
answer

Dede talking about the killers of her sister, how they were released. THey didn’t get the punishment they should have had.
question

\”Assassins! Assassins!\” (308).
answer

Dede cried out on the street to the SIMs after her sister’s death. This revealed that Dede wanted to get kill, she didn’t want to live without her sisters.
question

\”In memory of our great hero. When you die for your country, you do not die in vain\” (311).
answer

Manolo said this on the radio, in his last broadcast. He is referring to the sister’s death, as well as trying to get people to join him rebel. But no one would join, that’s why it is only in memory of the heros.
question

\”I’m not stuck in the past, I’ve just brought it with me into the present\” (313).
answer

Dede’s respond to her friend Olga saying she lives in the past and needs to move on. Dede justifies herself by saying she lives with the pass. This reflects on Dede’s deeper thoughts, she lives on constant reminder of the pass and she cannot let go of the pass.
question

\”Was it for this, the sacrifice of the butterflies?\” (318).
answer

Dede said this after she meets Lio and he tells her the nightmare is over. However, although the nightmare was over Dede was still pondering up on what all theses events were for. It felt meaningless to her as her sister have died and no actions could be meaningful.
question

\”And I count them all twice before I realize—it’s me, Dede, it’s me, the one who survived to tell the story\” (321).
answer

This was the last sentence of the book as Dede sees all her family together exact for her. This marks the ending of the book, of her telling the story. It also links to the beginning of the book, she talked about her telling the story alone.
question

\”I hid my anxieties and gave everyone a bright smile. If they had only known how frail was their iron-will heroine. How much it took to put on that hardest of all performances, being my old self again\” (259).
answer

Minerva had just returned from jail, she was having trouble adjusting back to her normal life. This describes Minerva’s struggle to stay strong for everyone, it shows Minerva’s true character that she is not what she appears to be, and deep down this fight is just as much of a struggle for her.
question

\”El Jefe has been generous to you girls. It would be nice if you composed a letter of thanks for his leniency\” (261).
answer

Pena said this to the girls to advise them to write to Trujillo. Minerva’s tough personality was revealed through this event as she refuse to write the letter at first while all the other sister knew it
question

\”Come on, Dede. Think of how sorry you’d be if something should happen to us and you didn’t say goodbye\” (266).
answer

Minerva said this to Dede because Dede opposed the girls of going to see their husband because she thinks its too dangerous, that they could be killed on the way. Dede’s worries foreshadows the girls’ deaths later, although they don’t die on that particular trip, they do die on one of the other trips later.
question

Rufino
answer

Rufino is their driver and friend. They first know him because he drove them to one of the trips to see their husbands, later they would become friends and he would be driving them on their last trip.
question

\”The gringos pulled out their promise of pineapples …. They got cold feet. Afraid we’re all communists. They say they don’t want another Fidel. They’d rather have a dozen Trujillos\” (273).
answer

This is DrVinas talking to Minerva, explaining why the relation was not going well. This reflected on how the people were feeling at the time. This would explain the failure of the rebliation, and also why the girls still died event though they were so close to overthrowing him at the time.
question

\”My name is Minerva Mirabal\” (277).
answer

Dede said this to protect Minerva when she and Minerva were stopped by calies on the road. This event show Dede’s growth as a character and Minerva’s change of view on her sister. Although Dede was scared, she was determined to protect her sister, this is probably the bravest moment of Dede, she proved to the readers she was much braver and is willing to protect her sister even if it meant sacrificing herself.
question

\”My only two problems are the damn church and the Mirabal sisters\” (281).
answer

Turijillo said this to his closest followers and the Sister’s uncle to intimidate the sisters. This forshadow the sister’s death.
question

Puerto Plata
answer

The prison in the mountain their husband was transferred to. This was part of Turjillo’s plan of killing them, the road was much more dangerous and easier for \”accidents\” to happen. The sisters died on their way back from this prison.
question

\”‘Jorge Almonte,’ he said, or something like that. ‘I put my card in your purse if there should ever be any need’\” (290).
answer

This is when the sister were buying new purses, the seller said this to Minerva. The card he put in was actually a warning, the last warning about the sister’s death, but Minerva ignored it.
question

Santiclo
answer

The nice guard that is Margarita(the Mirabal’s half sister)’s mother’s cousin. He is a big help to the sister in jail, he helps them communicate with their family and smuggle thing in for them.
question

\”Comrades, we have suffered a setback but we have not been beaten. / Liberty or Death!\” (232).
answer

Manolo said this when the guards were making fun of him and humiliating him. This was the only time Minerva ever cried(when she hears about it). This quote express the kind of spirits these prisoners had at the time in those terrible conditions. The determination they had to fight for freedom.
question

\”We just had our ‘little school,’ which Minerva insists on every day, except Sundays\” (233).
answer

The little schools was an influence from Fidel. These school was a way they fight the jail, support each other, it is also reasons why the girls grow closer.
question

\”But no, we Mirabals had to set a good example. Accepting a pardon meant we thought we had something to be pardoned for. Also, we couldn’t be free unless everyone else was offered the same opportunity\” (236).
answer

Mate was complaining about how Minerva turned down their pardon. This describes Minerva and Nate’s true bravery for staying and determination to fight with everyone. It also shows Minerva’s more mature and giving personality.
question

the Crucifix Plot (237)
answer

A plan Minervan and El Roya came up with, that everyone carries a crucifix as a symbol of their solidarity(237). This event would she Minerva’s bravery and determination as she would later fight to keep it on and would be put in solitary for this.
question

\”Mariposa does not belong to herself alone. She belongs to Quisqueya…Viva la Mariposa! (238).
answer

This was called out when Minerva was being taken away for fighting back. This described Minerva’s courage in fighting for freedom, which would inspire Mate.
question

Magdalena
answer

Mate’s prisoner friend who also has a daughter. She is in jail because of a tragic pass. She represents the many victims of the regime at the time
question

La 40
answer

The place where they torture people. Mate was brought here and was electrocuted in front of Leandro so he will give in.
question

\”I loosened my braid and let the first note fall on the floor\” (252).
answer

Mate was delivering the mote to the OSA in the interview. She had hidden the not in her hair. This talks about the first note because she would later reveal to the readers that she didn’t give the second note that was her diary entry.
question

\”Next thing I knew, ________ was calling out my name and shouting, Tell them I had to do it, as he was being dragged away\” (256).
answer

This was when Mate was being tourchered in L40 and Santiclo gave in because he couldn’t take it anymore. Through the passage the readers were able to understand the experience the prisoners were facing at the time, the extreme and how inhuman they were being treated.
question

\”You dress them in their best clothes and they behave their best to match them\” (explain in reference to Trujillo, 202).
answer

Patria’s method is getting children to behave. She refers the same to Trujillo, that if she put flowers in front of him everyday, treat him the best she can, then maybe he will answer her request.
question

\”Your husband was offered his freedom and his farm back … if he proved his loyalty to El Jefe by divorcing his Mirabal wife.\” (204)
answer

Pena tells Patrisa her husband turned down a chance to come out by divorcing her. This shows how strong their marriage was and that they are not the kind to just give in to the easy stuff, they will fight until the right is reached.
question

All Human Beings Pastoral Letter (206-7)
answer

The letter sent to all the pastors and churches to tell them to join in the revolution, supporting human rights.
question

La Victoria
answer

The prison the sisters were locked in
question

Margarita Mirabal
answer

Their half sister who is now a pharmacist and helped deliver Mate and Minerva’s message from prison.
question

\”I’ll pray for you, Captain\” (217).
answer

Patria said this to Pena. She said she would pray for him and the problem he was having with the new house he brought.
question

\”I didn’t need to remind Him what I had offered in return. Still, I didn’t expect Him to come right out and claim it\” (225).
answer

Right after Patria gets Nelson back she pass out but thinks she’s dying because of the deal she made with God, that she would give her life to God for her so. This shows patria’s motherly personality, later we would find that Mama made the same deal. So this shows a motherly trait, that all mother are thinking of the same thing, trying to protect their children.
question

\”Back in those days, we women followed our husbands\” (171-172).
answer

Dede said to the interviewer to explain her reasons of following her husband and not joining in the revolution. This revealed how Dede’s more reserved personality, always stepping back and taking the safer route we see from the start, ultimately influenced her decision on the involvement in the revolution.
question

\”The Mirabal sisters liked to run their men, that was the problem. In this house, he was the one to wear the pants\” (176-177).
answer

This was after Jaimito’s rejection to Dede joining the revolution. This described their marriage, how Jaimi to was always in charge and refused to let Dede follower her sister. This could maybe also explains why Dede is the only survivor, her marriage was the biggest difference between her and her sisters.
question

\”It’s men like him and Jaimito and other sacred fulanitos who have kept the devil in power all these years\” (179).
answer

Minerva said this to her sister as they defend the Papa was a hero. She is describing more than just Papa but explaining the big picture of why Trujillo go to rule because people at the time all acted like Papa, too scared to stand up and only wanted to live.
question

\”I need to get out. I cannot go on with this travesty\” (180).
answer

Dede said to Jaimito this when she felt that her marriage was coming to a dead end and killing her alive. This describes the struggle Dede had in her marriage which motivated her to join her sister and help with the revolution, only a little too late.
question

\”They [SIM] scoured the property, dug up the fields, and found the buried boxes full of their incriminating cargo as well as an old box of papers. Inflammatory materials, they called it. But all Patria saw were pretty notebooks written in a girlish hand\” (192).
answer

This was when the SIM tore up Patria’s house after taking away Pedrito and Nelson. What Patria thought was her daughter’s notebooks was actually Mate’s diaries from earlier in the book, which contained many advance for their guilt.
question

\”Whether she joined their underground or not, her fate was bound up with the fates of her sisters. She would suffer whatever they suffered\” (193).
answer

This was describing Dede when she finally reached Minerva after many of the men had been taken away. This was Dede’s determination to support her sisters later, as the story goes on.
question

Captain Pena
answer

The head of the northern division of the SIM that came to take away Mate, who Jaimito unsuccessfully tried to bribe for Mama to go with her.
question

The memory game
answer

A game Minerva invented and taught Dede, t keep their minds off the worries and just focus on thinking about a single thing like a song or a poem.
question

\”With the OAS clamoring about all the jailings and executions, Trujillo was not going to murder a defenseless woman and dig his own grave. Silly rumors\” (199).
answer

Minerva said explaining that Trujillo would not kill her because of the attention he had from the OAS. Signs that she had maybe overlooked the warnings
question

Nelson & Noris
answer

Patria’s children. Nelson is very involved in the revolution and doesn’t seem to want to follow his father’s footsteps. Noris is partly the reason Patria joins the revolution.
question

Raul Ernesto
answer

The name Patria plans on naming her son, which is after the name of the Cuban rebellion leader.
question

SIM (Military Intelligence Service
answer

Trujillo’s police that were to catch rebels. The people the sisters all fear.
question

14th of June, 1959
answer

The day the bombing happened in the retreat and also the name of their underground group.
question

\”His eyes found mine just as the shot hit him square in the back. I saw the wonder on his young face as the life drained out of him, and I thought, Oh my God, he’s one of mine!\” (162).
answer

This was when Patria saw a young boy around her boy’s age get shot at the retreat. This was a critical turning point for her as she realised that could have been her son who was shot and she wanted to join in the revolution to protect her family. This is the reason she joined in the revolution.
question

\”That room was silent with the fury of avenging angels sharpening their radiance before they strike\” (163).
answer

The was how Patria describes the first meeting after the retreat. This describes how the church’s attitude had also started to change and leaning towards supporting the revolutions.
question

\”The time was now, for the Lord had said, I come with the sword as well as the plow to set at liberty them that are bruised\” (163).
answer

This was in the first meeting after the retreat and the church had decided to join the revolution. This marks the turning point for the churches as well as how at the times the local church helped speed up the revolution as they joined in before the pope had decided.
question

\”We would spread the word of God among our brainwashed campesinos who had hunted down their own liberators\” (164).
answer

This was the mission of the ACC. How the church at the time were trying to achieve in the revolution, and how their mindset was that these people are brainwashed and needed to be freed.
question

\”If you were caught harboring any enemies of the regime even if you yourself were not involved in their schemes, you would be jailed, and everything you owned would become the property of the government\” (165).
answer

There was the new law passed that made Pedrito hesitate to join at first. This also described the measures the government were taking at the time and how bad things were getting at the time.
question

\”How can we be true Christians and turn our back on our brothers and sisters…\” (166).
answer

Patria said this to convince Pedrito to join in the revolution. This gave insight into what Patria was thinking at the time, how her mindset was still based on religion and her faith. Pedrito would later join to support his family.
question

Fourteenth of June Movement
answer

The name of the underground group, they named it after the day of the attack in the retreat.
question

Fela
answer

The maid that worked for the family for a longs time until Dede fired her. She claims that she can connects to spirits and connects to the three sister in 1994.
question

\”So I’m walking around doing a double spell, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo in one shoe, Enrique Mirabel in the other\” (121).
answer

Mate using Fela’s method in putting on Trujillo and her loved one. This shows Mate’s personality on believing the the myths of putting spells on other people.
question

Fidel Castro
answer

One of the leaders of the revolution in Cuba who in on the illegal radio. Minerva cites his words and is influenced by him.
question

\”Condemn me, it does not matter. History will absolve me\” (123).
answer

The Minerva cites from Fidel Castro. He is encouraging the people to join in the revolution to make history. The lost doesn’t matter, it matter more that they can change the government.
question

\”Of course, we can’t fire him or that would look like we have something to hide. But he’s been promoted, so we told him, from the yard to the hogpen\” (129-130).
answer

Mate wants to fire the yard boy but can’t. This describes the situation at the time, the kind of atmosphere (a fearful onme) people lived in at the time. Always have to watch their back to make sure no one is watching. Spies were everywhere.
question

El Foro Publico
answer

It is a column of the newspaper to \”serve notice to anyone who had been treading on the tail of the rabid dog\”(131). People will read the column to make sure their names are not on it. It is just another way for Trujillo to maintain the level of fear and order to control the people.
question

\”We women at this university are particularly grateful for the opportunity afforded us for higher education in this regime\” (136).
answer

Minerva tell Mate to say this in her speech. It shows Minerva’s advocate for women. Also how the women did not get it fair.
question

\”The goat must die for us to eat at the picnic\” (142).
answer

It is a code they had for talking about the rebelation. This describes how the people at the time planned the revolution and how careful they had to be. It described perfectly the situation they were living in at the time.
question

Palamino (Leandro)
answer

Mate’s husband, they got married 1948. He is the delivery man. Grew up in San Francisco, lived close to Mate.
question

Manolo
answer

Minerva’s husband who she met in Jarabacoa, studying law. Minerva is 5 years older than him.
question

Papa (Don Enrique Mirabal)
answer

Father of the four sisters but Has 4 daughters with the mistress. Was captured and maybe torchured by the police. His health is in bad and getting worse, he drink a lot. He is scared of stronger powers and prefer to stay out.
question

Mama: mujerona of 51
answer

Is a mother who loves her family very much, she talks in public to stand up, just for her family. Mama is not confident about herself, although she is not that old, she thinks of herself as really old. She refuse to go to the parties and she also knows about Papa’s other family.
question

\”Cosas de los hombres\” (Things a man does) (92)
answer

Dad said this when explaining to Minerva his affair. It meaning the affairs was not intentional but more in his nature and he couldn’t help it.
question

\”Things a woman does\” (92)
answer

This was Minverva said to dad, in response to why she wanted to school her step sisters. This gave us insight into Minerva’s the kind of person she is, the values and principles she holds.
question

Discovery Day Dance
answer

The dance Minerva was especially invited. This was the dance where she slapped Trujillo. This is where the trouble beginnings.
question

Manuel de Moya
answer

Is the Secretary of State but everyone knows his real job is to find girls for Turijllo. Minrva first meets him at the party.
question

\”He yanks me by the wrist, thrusting his pelvis at me in a vulgar way, and I can see my hand in an endless slow motion rise—a mind all its own—and come down on the astonished, made-up face\”(100).
answer

This was when Trujillo tried to force Minerva into sleeping with hims, but then Minerva slapped him. This shows insight into Trujillo’s way of doing things and the slap is what get them into trouble
question

\”I look down at the lopsided scales as he puts his dice back. For a moment, I imagine them evenly balanced, his will on one side, mine on the other\” (115).
answer

Minerva is thinking in Trujillo’s room seeing the way he cheats. She is thinking about the balance because she just outsmarted him in the gambling of the dice.
question

\”The rain drives on … and on out to the Atlantic where it is lost in the waves that rock the bones of martyrs in the deepest sleep … every corner of [the island] is wet, every river overflows its banks, every rain barrel is filled to the brim, every wall washed clean of the writing no one knows how to read anyway\” (117).
answer

This was said by Minerva at the end of the chapter. This is a metaphor for how the whole country is blinded by Trujillo, no one is able to read the signs even though the signs are there. The people are unaware and Trujillo is everywhere and people fail to be aware of his danger.
question

Fela
answer

The maid that said she could connect with the dead sisters, was kicked out by Dede
question

Minou
answer

Minerva’s daughter who lives under her mother’s shadow and wants to be free from it.
question

Virgilio Morales
answer

Mario’s cousin who (according to Dede)Dede and Minerva both have feelings for. He has been kicked out of the country several times. A bit of a troublemaker and is still alive in the \”present\”
question

Jaimito
answer

Dede’s husband, they were cousins and people have been saying they’ll be together since they were little.
question

\”And if she, Dede, thought long and hard about what was right and wrong, she would no doubt be an enemy of the state as well\” (75).
answer

This was when Dede found out Lio was a communist, she was then confused about where she stood. This is a defining moment for Dede as it is the moment she starts to really think about her political stand in all this.
question

\”all life involves compromise. You have to compromise with your sister, your mother has to compromise with your father, the sea and land have to compromise about a shoreline, and it varies from time to time\” (79).
answer

Jaimito said this to Dede to convince her into his way of thinking when Dede was confused and crying about the regime and her feelings. This is is important because it is what made Dede make up her mind about marrying him later, to compromise.
question

\”Dede took the chimney off the lamp, and with a trembling hand, fed the letter to the flame. The paper lit up. Ashes fluttered like moths, and Dede ground them to dust on the floor. She had taken care of the problem, and that was that\” (83).
answer

Dede was burning the letter Lio wants to give to Minerva after she accepted Jaimito’s marriage proposal. This confirmed to the readers on the affection Dede has towards Lio, she was some what acting out of jealousy . This provided incite to her character, how she would prefered to play things safe and cut off connections with someone she liked but is a risk to have as a friend.
question

Little Book
answer

Maria Teresa’s dairy Minerva gave to her when Mate was 10. She had to bury it because of Hilda
question

\”I always thought our president was like a god, watching over everything I did\” (39).
answer

Mate says this after she found out that Trujillo is not who she thinks from Minerva. This marks a significant point of her maturing and seeing more things, seeing Trujillo from a different view.
question

Hilda
answer

Minerva’s friend who seems rude to Mate. Sher is an orphan and was captured by the police (I’m guessing she is in a similar situation as Sinta)
question

Pedrito
answer

Patria’s husband who she met by washing his feet.
question

\”Every week his picture was in the papers next to Monsignor Pittini, overseeing some good deed\” (51).
answer

Patria said this before she lost her baby. This expressed her views on Trujillo, at the time she was confused as of why Minerva was so hateful towards At the time to her, the president and God held the same level to her.
question

\”You should worry more about your beloved church. Even Padre Ignacio admits some priests are on double payroll\” (52).
answer

Minerva said this to Patria when Patria expressed her concerned towards the way her sister behaved. This would later change Patrias view on the church.
question

\”How could our loving, all-powerful Father allow us to suffer so? I looked up, challenging Him. And the two faces had merged!\” (53).
answer

Patria said this after losing her baby. She was mad that God had taken away her child. She now view God as the same as Trujillo.
question

\”[The Americans] killed anyone who stood in their way. They burned our house down and called it a mistake. They weren’t in their own country so they didn’t have to answer to anyone\” (57).
answer

Mama says this when they were taking a break on their way to the pilgrimage. This reflex on America’s political stand at the time, they were not too helpful to the people at the time. Only acted for their benefits.
question

\”And I heard her answer me with the coughs and cries and whispers of the crowd: Here, Patria Mercedes, I’m here, all around you. I’ve already more than appeared\” (59).
answer

This was by Patria when she was praying and seeking for the Virgencita. This was the moment when Patria restores her faith from losing the child. She now feels like God Is with her agin.
question

\”Ay, Dede, that’s why I have you. Every soft foot needs a hard shoe.\” (8)
answer

this was from Ded’s flash back, her father had said this when she told him that he was too nice to everyone and would fail his business. This revealed her father’s personality as well as Dede’s personality. Also revealed how close they were and the important role dede played in the family.
question

\”As Dede is helping her father step…\” (10)
answer

After Dede decides to stay and help her father when her sisters left for school. This shows her role in the family and her caring personality. Also explain that she is always the one stepping down and hints at why she may be the only one alive.
question

\”By the time it is over it will be the past and she doesn’t want to be the only one left to tell the story.\” (10)
answer

This was when Dede thinks back to her memories and realised her father’s pophet. It foreshadows how she is the only sister that lives and reveals she sorrow of being the only one left.
question

Dede
answer

The second sister, the only survivor. She stayed to help her father instead of going to school. She married Jamito (her cousin). She would later divorce (page 5: \”decades age, after her divorce\”), she now sells life insurance.
question

Patria
answer

The oldest sister, religous like mother. Wants to be a nun and want to school with Minerva. She would get married to Pedrito and give up on being a nun. She had two kids, Noris and Nelson. She joined the resolution because of her family and other’s family (from a mother’s prospective).
question

Minerva
answer

the third sister, who want to be free ever since she was little. Wanted to be a lawyer, fight for freedom, but she offended Trujillo at the dance so she never received the license to practice after her study. She has all the elements a leader should have ,she stands up for the weak and is the last to give up fighting.
question

Maria Teresa
answer

Nickname Mate, the youngest and died when she will still very young (compared to her sisters). She followed Mirnava’s footsteps, she looked up to her ever since they were little. She married Leandro had kids. She was in jail with Minerva, toured in jail.
question

Sinita
answer

Minerva’s friend who’s family was killed by Turjillo
question

Trujillo
answer

The dictator at the time. Respected by people but secretly came to power in a \”sneaky way\”.
question

\”I was the one hurting her, insisting she be free.\” (11)
answer

Minerva tried to free a rabbit but relised she doesn’t want to be free. She then express her disire to be free. the rabbit story al so reveals the struggle to gain freedom.
question

Lina Lovaton
answer

A beautiful well liked girl who loved Turjillo but was later abandond by him.
question

\”Viva Trujillo! Viva Trujillo! Viva Trujillo!\” (28)
answer

this was said by Minerva to save the day after Sinta threaten to kill the president. This shows Mineava’s wisdom and ability to act in dangerous situation.
question

\”The beams of our headlights…\” (29)
answer

This was said by Mineava after she felt really depressed about how things turned out after the perfpormance. She see the moths being killed by the head light without warning. the head light is just like Tuijllo and the way he elimimates people,

Get instant access to
all materials

Become a Member