Essays Tagged: "Trujillo"

The following is my Analysis of Julia Alvarez's use of imagery in In the Time of the Butterflies.

he Time of the ButterfliesJulia Alvarez uses her vivid imagery to blend with the stark reality that Trujillo's regime imposed on the Dominican Republic from the 1930's to the 1960's. Ghastly, realisti ... abal sisters. Unforgiving reality slowly creeps into the reader's mind through dark descriptions of Trujillo's merciless rule.Julia Alvarez uses descriptions to transform situations and events into co ...

(2 pages) 76 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Minerva's Motive for Joining the Revolution from the book In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

ew angles until she achieves her goals. When she is a loyal citizen in her innocence, she "defended Trujillo"(alvarez 18) even before Sinita had finished her stories. Her loyalty begins to ever so sli ... er part of valor in any situation. As she is invited to a private party, and as she is dancing with Trujillo, she feels threatened, not awed, by his power, and when he exercises his power to feel Mine ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Creative Writing Story

Eric Trujillo P1 Ms. Jack ...

(2 pages) 489 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

In the Time of the Butterflies compare and contrast essay

ion of the history of the regime; it considers her intellect and the heart behind her opposition to Trujillo. Minerva demonstrates determination, persistence, and strength necessary for the revolution ... 2 "complications," or otherwise known as Minerva's birth as a political being. After Sinita reveals Trujillo's secret, "[she] lays awake most of that night, thinking about Sinita's brother and her unc ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

In the Time of the Butterflies Analysis

s, three girls who mostly acted alone led a country-wide peaceful re-revolutionary movement against Trujillo. "The quickest way to end a war is to lose it.", was written by George Orwell, and has give ... riposas" required to go under intense struggles and grave traumas in order for an effect to be made Trujillo at all. A single man is the ruler of himself, but so is everyone else, causing misconceptio ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Pesi Pride: The Effects of Parsley in Danticat's "The Farming of Bones"

's" the way the Dominican people do. Odette, a Haitian woman who died while fleeing to Haiti during Trujillo's massacre, used "her parting breath" to "[mouth] in Kreyol, pési" (Danticat 202). T ... they had to endure. Finally, Odette reclaims the word parsley and boldly challenges General Rafael Trujillo with this quote.First, parsley was an important part of both the Haitian and Dominican peop ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing