Minerva, The Hero of In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

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A hero is person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. I'm going to tell you about a book called in the time of the butterflies by Julia Alvarez. It is about 3 sisters who lose their life trying to stand up for watch was right. One sister survived and lives to tell the story. There is a lot of great reasons why all three of the sister are heroes but I'm going to tell you about only one. That sister is Minerva. Their is 3 great reasons why Minerva is a hero. Minerva stood up for Sinita by lying to El jefe. She also slapped El jefe when he tried to touch her somewhere she didn't want to be touched. The last reason is she took a chance for her life to get her father out of …show more content…
A hero is person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. I'm going to tell you about a book called in the time of the butterflies by Julia Alvarez. It is about 3 sisters who lose their life trying to stand up for watch was right. One sister survived and lives to tell the story. There is a lot of great reasons why all three of the sister are heroes but I'm going to tell you about only one. That sister is Minerva. Their is 3 great reasons why Minerva is a hero. Minerva stood up for Sinita by lying to El jefe. She also slapped El jefe when he tried to touch her somewhere she didn't want to be touched. The last reason is she took a chance for her life to get her father out of jail.
Minerva lied to El Jefe to protect her friend. Minerva stated "It was part of the play,"
I lied. (Alvarez 22 ). She lied to the leader of her country to protect a friend. She knew that she could get into a lot of trouble but she didn't care. Minerva stated "She didn't mean any harm" (Alvarez 22). Minerva knew that Sinita would have killed El Jefe if she got the chance but she lied to protect her friend. Minerva said "My hands free, I saved the day, according to
IN THE TIME OF BUTTERFLIES. !1 what Sinita said later." (Alvarez 22). Minerva started a chant that grew bigger and bigger ¡viva
Trujillo! She is also a hero in many more way then just standing up for Sinita because she always does the right thing.
Minerva stands up for what's
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