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    Transformation of Patria and Maria Teresa – Literary Analysis In The Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez takes the reader through the lives of the Mirabal sisters as they are living in the Dominican Republic under the rule of Trujillo and leads up to the death of the three sisters, which, was ordered by Trujillo on November 25, 1960 (“In the Time of the Butterflies”). Trujillo was a dictator who controlled his country in every aspect and exterminated those who opposed him including three of the Mirabal sisters who are “symbols of both popular and feminist resistance” (Rohter). Over the course of the novel, Dede and Minerva transform in a variety of ways with societal and governmental changes; however, Patria and Maria Teresa transform in their own nature. Through social and cultural issues, Mate went from depending on others to fully relying on herself and her ideas and Patria transformed from striving to be a nun and committed to her faith to changing her life after meeting her husband, Pedrito. Maria Teresa Mirabal is introduced into the story as sheltered and babied by those around her. Every time the reader hears from Mate it is in a diary form, which shows how journaling is her way to release emotions being kept inside. Mate journals and explains how “I always cry when people laugh at me” due to keeping a diary and through that, being seen as different (Alvarez 30). Maria Teresa is at a school and away from close family; she has had to learn to rely on a diary to…

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    Specific Analysis: As Dedé is the only one of the four sisters still alive, she feels responsible for making sure that they are remembered correctly as opposed to being glorified. She contrasts the women they actually are to the heroines that the public sees to show that they, too, are ordinary humans with strengths, weaknesses, and morals. However, she believes that even her own nieces and nephews stereotype her sisters as heroines because of their fame, only knowing the courage and…

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    Imagery is a technique frequently used by authors in order to promote the theme(s) that they are attempting to convey to the reader through their work. It is the use of figurative language to represent objects, and communicate ideas to the reader so that they may mentally visualize them, and understand themes in the work of literature. Generally speaking in literature, the reader may only recognize or relate to a few of the themes that the author is portraying through contrasting imagery, but to…

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    creates a bigger picture that the audience must take in suddenly (MCA, 2015). Using materials and the space that Salcedo uses can thoroughly develop and portray the message and elements of a…

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    Doris Salcedo and Fiona Hall, both modern day artist that have the pure intentions of raising questions and narrating a universal issue in a way that avoids advocating and revolutionising the matter are both great examples of the given quote. Salcedo’s and hall’s practice are to create a form of communication that is simply to entice dialogue from the audience. Doris Salcedo’s practice towards her artwork of ‘Installation at 8th International Istanbul Biennial’ Entitled (2002-2003) and…

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    Bipolar II: A Case Study

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    “white knuckle it” to cope with these symptoms, how did you do that? 4. Do you experience uncontrollable anger often? 5. Do you often feel like you are not in control of yourself or your emotions? 6. What was going on in your life in the weeks prior to the incident? What was causing the stress that caused the delusions? 7. What was the argument with your school’s principle about the day of the incident? 8. Is there anyone in your family that has a mental illness? What mental illnesses? 9.…

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    neighborhood “war-driving” to be able to connect to your internet service to download child porn? You could be held liable for illegal downloads such as porn or copyright material. War-Driving Guilty Plea in Lowe’s Wi-Fi Case In 2003, Paul Timmins, 23, and his friend Adam Botbyl, 21, stumbled across an unsecure network in the park lot of a Lowe’s home improvement store. They were able to tap into Lowe’s network. When Timmins noticed the network was private, he quickly disconnected.…

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    300 men when he marched against Satisima Trinidad de Salcedo on September 13. Governor Salcedo concentrated his forces on the Guadalupe River to protect San Antonio, but Magee changed the direction of his attack and entered La Bahia (Present Goliad) on November 7 with almost no opposition. Salcedo, pursing the invaders with fewer than 200 men, laid siege to La bahis on November 13. When reinforcements increased this force to 800, Magee asked for terms of surrender. Salcedo’s offer was so…

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    He uses paintings like An Allegory of America Nursing Foreigners by an anonymous artist, Virgin of Guadalupe by Sebstián Salcedo, Del Español, y la Yndia nace el Mestizo, or lo común, humilde, quieto, y sensillo by José Joaquín Magón, The Preaching of Saint Thomas in Tlaxcala and the Introduction of Veneration of the Holy Cross by Juan Manuel Yllanes del Huerto, Madre María de San José by Francisco Sylverio, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz by Miguel Cabrera, and Sor María Francisca Josefa de San…

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    elsewhere, not in Fresno, and we came from different backgrounds and cultures; however, we share the same interests in the Business Industry. As a group, we have decided to choose a symbol that best represents us, which is the picture of the world with the words One World as seen above. Even though we have different cultures and backgrounds, we value each other’s ideas and creativity, and we work together to reach our common goal. Building good relationships with members from different cultures…

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