What is Lio's role in making Minerva realize her true passions and desires?
Throughout Chapter 6, Minerva begins to really come into her own and understand what she wants in life, and what she is supposed to do. Lío is a big part of this realization. Early in the chapter, Minerva describes herself as "like that princess put to sleep in a fairy tale," but then she explains that "when I met Lío, it was as if I woke up" (86). She explains how "the givens, all I'd been taught, fell away like so many covers when you sit up in bed" (86). And now, she explains, "when I asked myself, <i>When do you want, Minerva...
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