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Character Analysis of Dede

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Ashrith Reddy

on 18 February 2013

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By: Ashrith Reddy and Mauricio Scott Importance and Characteristics Emotions of Dede Quote 1 Questions "Character Analysis." Tripod. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2013. <http://butterflies77.tripod.com/charlink.html>. She is full of resentment, guilt, and confusion. "There were many many happy years. I remember those. I try anyhow. I tell myself, Dede, concentrate on the positive!" 1.Why did youthink Dede insisted on not joining her sisters?
2.If dede could take it all back do you think she would joint the reolvution.
3.WOuld you view Dede as a revolutionary or a coward?
4.Why do you think Trujillo didnt kill Dede?
5. Do you think Dede played an important role after the revolution?
6.Why do you think the author chose to wrtiea book about this particular revolution? Bilbiography Character Analysis of Dede Mirabal Narrator
Only surviving sister
Only sister that does not participate in the revolution.
Only sister to survive the Trujillo regime.
Without Dede and her unwillingness to participate in the Revolution this book would not be written.
Resentment: She wants to be done with the legacy of her sisters

Guilt: For being the only surviving sister

Confusion: She wants to let go of the past but feels the need to oblige to all the interviews and questions. "And I see them all there in my memory, as still as statues, Mamá and Papá, and Minerva and Mate and Patria, and I'm thinking something is missing now. And I count them all twice before I realize--it's me, Dedé, it's me, the one who survived to tell the story." "Voz del pueblo, voz del cielo." "A chill goes through her, for she feels it in her bones, the future is now beginning. By the time it is over, it will be the past, and she doesn't want to be the only one left to tell their story. "How about this afternoon I have a later appointment?" Quote 2 Quote 3 Quote 4 Quote 5 Quote 6 Quote 7 Alvarez, Julia. "In the Time of the Butterflies Characters | GradeSaver." Study Guides & Essay Editing | GradeSaver. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2013. <http://www.gradesaver.com/in-the-time-of-the-butterflies/study-guide/character-list/>. "Women's Literature- A Reading Blog: Character Analysis- Dede; Chapter One." Women's Literature- A Reading Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Jan. 2013. <http://srose03.blogspot.com/2011/03/character-analysis-dede-chapter-one.html>. "But who would take care of her boys" "Yes for sure,Dede is going to be the millionaire of the family" Talk of the people, voice of God,
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