Being Heroic in the Right Time
Heroes arise all around you from men that land a plane on the Hudson, to a twelve year old boy that dies trying to save his grandpa from a fire. Even kids see heroes, they have capes, and masks, and medals of honor. Growing up under a corrupted leader can be a hard life. It's hard to see heroes when the guy who is suppose to be the countries leader is corrupted. The Mirabal sister are able to step out and be heroes In a dark covering of Trujillo. To me Minerva is a great hero, she steps her to challenges. She stopped her friend from shooting Trujillo. She boldly
Stands up to Trujillo when he tries to hit on her. Last after she stood up to him she still goes to the palace to free her father. That takes a lot …show more content…
Saving Sinitas life was not the only thing that made Minerva a hero.
It's hard to stand up to someone that has so much power over you, but Minerva wasn't going to let anybody treat her like she didn't want to be treated. "No, no. El Jefe has invited you to his table." Patria and Dede exchange a scared look." ( pg. 63). This shows that Minerva has heroic characteristics. She gives everyone the benefit of the doubt. She goes to sit with Trujillo because he has power over her and she gives authority respect at first. "That's exactly what I'm trying to convince Papa to do. In confess., playing this man against my father. If El a Jefe says he wants me to study. Papa will have to let me. I've always wanted to study law. (Pg. 65). Real heroes always started out with having dreams. Some heroes dreamed their whole life of simply being heroes. She would be a hero to all women if she was the First Lady to attend a university.
"He yanks me by the wrist, thrusting his pelvis at me in a vulgar way, and if can see my hand in and endless slow motion rise. - a mind all of its own- and come down on the astonished made up face." ( pg. 67). By Minerva standing up to Trujillo it gives a lot of other women relief that someone will finally stand up to Him. She doesn't back down because someone has more power than her, but she stands up for what she knows is right. Minerva never let anybody treat her with disrespect, and when anybody treated her family with disrespect she stood up to
Between her friends and how rebellious she is getting, Minerva is the sister that is the most involved
he does, and in letting her son go she has not only made him happy but is also asserting her power
even died for this cause. Minerva Mirabal is a heroine because of the way she stood up to
the ones that stand out most is her determination, her courage, and that she ﬁghts for
Within the novel, “In the Time of the Butterflies,” Mate, Minerva, Dede, and Patria had to create decisions to overcome obstacles that would transform each of their lives. Throughout the book, all of the sisters changed somehow. They all grew up, matured, and saw things how they never viewed before. While looking at these things at a different perception, they learned to make decisions that were sometimes brave and sometimes cowardly. Each of the Mirabal sisters had to choose whether or not to be fearful and give up, or be courageous and stand her ground, or make sacrifices to show her strength throughout the novel.
Minerva was a character that showed a lot of courage in the book. At the beginning she really didn’t know that much about Trujillo. Soon Minerva found out more about Trujillo and saw what he was like to people and after she had a lot of courage. One day when Minerva was dancing with Trujillo and she slapped him in the face and
rise-all mind of its own- and come down on the astonished, made-up face" P. 67 in this situation,
“I wish I could be a hero!” Many adults in today’s society hear small children wishing they could become heroes. Children wish to be more like heroes for the reason that heroes are the type of people who risk their lives to help others. Throughout history, children have had a positive connotation with the word “hero.” The heroes many small children talk about are the fictional ones who protect cities from villains: Superman, Batman, Spiderman, and others. However, these are not the only types of heroes in today’s world. Firefighters and policemen are also considered heroes because they save the lives of those in danger. Many adults consider their inspirations to be heroes, such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin
Finally, she's loving because she never left Fatimas side when she needed help. Olivia just like Maria is Loving and would do anything for her family. Olivia is caring for when Isabel would get in trouble with their dad, Olivia would do something funny and try to make Isabel happy again. She is outgoing too, because she would try to make friends with everyone and didn’t care who watched her while she danced. Lastly, she is adaptable because when they moved to their aunt's house at the beginning of the book she adapted
She isn’t a hero because she broke the law. No hero would ever break the law. That is one of the worst things a person could do, especially a hero. NORA: “It was I that forged papa's name”(ibsen, 12). It is illegal to forge another persons name and she committed this crime thinking it was the right thing to do. It is never the right thing to break the law.
When they pretend they can do great things, such as flying, or saving people, then they have the means to aspire to do great things. “Ten-year-olds/ should stick to burning houses, car wrecks, /…/where they can be heroes” (lines 11-15). A child imagines themselves to be whatever makes them feel safe, whether it is a firefighter or superhero. This poem works to represent how characters have a way of controlling their surroundings.
her sisters when she declares to be Minerva to the SIM, showing less fear of being in trouble with