An Ecuadorian women who has allegedly benefited from Loci’s mentorship program. Loci brings Lupe to California to give a speech at one of their summits, where Greer writes Lupe’s speech for her and speaks alongside her. Greer feels that she is giving the shy, disenfranchised Lupe a real platform. Shortly after the summit, once Lupe has already returned to Ecuador, it is revealed that no such mentorship program exists, and Loci has been accepting donations in the name of a lie. Greer is ashamed of having made Lupe stand up and speak to hundreds of women about the ways in which Loci has improved her life, when really, it’s possible that Lupe is still suffering in her home country.
Lupe Izurieta Character Timeline in The Female Persuasion
The timeline below shows where the character Lupe Izurieta appears in The Female Persuasion. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...room. The audience is wealthy, progressive, and well dressed. Greer and the speaker from Ecuador, Lupe Izurieta, stand together off to the side, watching the hustle and bustle of the summit. (full context)
...be the person [she has] secretly long[ed] to be.” After Greer’s speech concludes, she introduces Lupe, emphasizing to the gathered crowd that Lupe is receiving help in recovering from a traumatic... (full context)