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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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Essay The Heroism of Minerva from In the Time of Butterflies

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Although Minerva died she died for a cause she that believed would bring peace to her nation. She said no when everyone else said yes. Minerva is an ordinary girl but she doesn't take nonsense from anyone. Minerva has several characteristics of heroism but the ones that stand out most is her determination, her courage, and that she fights for what she believes in.

Minerva shows the most bravery out of all her sisters. She was basically forced to dance with Trujillo at the party and made a scene.
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I push a little against him so he'll loosen his hold, but he pulls me tighter towards him"(Minerva pg 66). Trujillo tried to grab Minerva's butt and she slapped him in…show more content…

Although Minerva died she died for a cause she that believed would bring peace to her nation. She said no when everyone else said yes. Minerva is an ordinary girl but she doesn't take nonsense from anyone. Minerva has several characteristics of heroism but the ones that stand out most is her determination, her courage, and that she fights for what she believes in.

Minerva shows the most bravery out of all her sisters. She was basically forced to dance with Trujillo at the party and made a scene.
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I push a little against him so he'll loosen his hold, but he pulls me tighter towards him"(Minerva pg 66). Trujillo tried to grab Minerva's butt and she slapped him in the face, even knowing how much power
Trujillo really has. "Governor de la Maza wants to see papa and me immediately"(Minerva pg68). Minerva is ordered to meet with the governor to talk and while her mom is crying and screaming, she is the one trying to calm her down. She is also the one that her father asked to do his business work.
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"I need you to deliver some money to a client in San
Francisco"(Enrique pg 68). Enrique trusts his daughter enough with his business because he knows that Minerva is trustworthy.

Being a hero doesn't mean you are perfect in every way every hero is just as ordinary as anyone else on this planet. Minerva doesn't show

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