In the Time of the Butterflies

"I just have to admit to myself.I'm not you - no really, I mean it. I could be brave if someone were by me every day of my life to remind me to be brave"

Identify the speaker at your best ability, explain its significance as if it relates to theme, conflict, characterazation, or motives and not simply plot.

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Dede is saying this. Dede is reluctant to join the revolution because she is scared. She feels that she does not have the courage that her sisters have. The theme of the very real danger of violence haunts the sisters throughout the book. Dede is afraid of being separated from her sisters and having to act alone.