In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

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What are the choices that Dede made and did she ultimately make the right decisions? I need to know about her choices!

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At the end of Chapter Five, Dede decides to burn Lio's letter to her sister Minerva. The rebel Lio has asked Minerva to take asylum with him. He believes they can do more good outside their country than within it....

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