Brief Summary Of Julia Alvarez's In The Time Of The Butterflies

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Butterfly time The names of three Dominican women, known as the Mirabal sisters, are from 1981, the International Day symbol "Stop Violence Against Women". Maria Teresa, Minerva and Patria Mirabal, were killed on November 25, 1960 by order of the Trujillo dictatorship. Here is an account of his long fight against one of the continent's bloodiest dictatorships. Forty-three years later, the presence of these brave women who defied one of the bloodiest dictatorships of our continent, is renewed in the collective memory stubborn beyond Dominican border. Monuments, a museum, a movie, several books and hundreds of pages written, testify to this persistence. In the Time of the Butterflies is a novel by Julia Alvarez Dominican. Tells the story of the Mirabal family during Trujillo's tyranny. Disclosed as three of the Mirabal sisters assume a political commitment to try to overthrow the Trujillo regime. At the cost of this commitment, the three are harassed, persecuted by Trujillistas, and imprisoned. The family suffers the misfortune Mirabal sisters caused by reprisals Military Intelligence Service. The play ends with the murder of the three sisters.…show more content…
It all starts when the reporter Julia Alvarez visit Dede Mirabal, surviving sister, to talk about the same each year (the tragic death of his family). This first refuses but then it takes more like a routine and

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