In this class you will read the novel, In the Time of the Butterflies, by Julia Alvarez. The setting for this work of historical fiction is the Dominican Republic during the final days of Raphael Trujillo's dictatorship. The story centers on the lives of the Mirabal sisters. This guide provides links to some useful resources for the assignment:
Some search terms to use are: Dominican Republic, Raphael Trujillo, Mirabal sisters. You may also want to search for information with the author's name and book title in the literary databases.