Figurative Language: Simile- "I gave her my name, and she repeated it several times like she was tasting it" (Alvarez 15). This is clearly comparing the way she kept repeating the name to carefully tasting something very delicious. The words such as name and tasted show and describe the comparisons. This is the time when Minerva was at school and she was telling Sor Milagros her name, because Sinita was getting bullied.
"Portrait Of My Mother, Port Elizabeth, 1967" - linocut by Norman Kaplan. http://normankaplan.co.za/ Tags: Linocut, Cut, Print, Linoleum, Lino, Carving, Block, Woodcut, Helen Elstone, Anti-apartheid, Exile, South Africa, Dignity, Political.
Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, ******+ (1891-1961), nicknamed El Jefe, ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 until his assassination in 1961. He officially served as president from 1930-1938 and 1942-1952, otherwise ruling as an unelected military strongman. Trujillo Era, is considered one of the bloodiest ever in the Americas. It has been estimated that was responsible for the death of more than 50,000 people, including 20,000 to 30,000 in the infamous Parsley Massacre