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    Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand is about two men named Cyrano and Christian. Cyrano is a gallant soldier, brilliant, witty, poet with many tragedies, lover with a face that does not match his personality. Christian is the opposite of Cyrano. Christian has really good looks, however he lacks intelligence and wit. Cyrano and Christian are both in love with Cyrano’s cousin, Roxane. Roxane is a very beautiful and smart woman. Cyrano and Christian worked together to try to get Roxane to love Christian

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    obstacles”-Christopher Reeve. The dramatic representation of the life of Cyrano de Bergerac tells the tale of the large-nose military official falling in love with his beautiful cousin Roxane, and of the many sacrifices he makes for her. Cyrano was more than a lover and a fighter, he was a hero. He was a hero in every definition of the word. He protected his nation and the heart of the woman he loved. Although in the end Roxane eventually found out that Cyrano loved her, he never got to spend time with her as lovers

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    In Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Edmond Rostand and directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau, many symbols can be found that give new meaning to the story. For instance, Cyrano’s nose, Christian’s blood including Cyrano’s tears and letters are three of the many symbols used. Cyrano de Bergerac is a story set in France about an ‘ugly’ musketeer trying to win a woman’s heart by giving his written letters to another man in love with the same woman. Cyrano constantly praises his nose and mocks it, but it actually

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    opportunity?” (A1P30) Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Edmond Rostand, breaks away from the generic framework of famous poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. Edmond Rostand alters the effect of a chorus, in addition to taking scenes away from acts. The main protagonist of the play, Cyrano, is known as the invincible hero who always conforms to, but there is more than what meets the eye, but in this case, the nose. Other supporting characters such as Christian, Roxanne, and De Guiche, have different

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    Cyrano De Bergerac The story begins at the Hotel de Bourgogne in the year 1640. Christian de Neuvillette attends the theater with a man called Ligniere in hopes that this man can identify the woman he has fallen in love with. Ligniere identifies the beautiful lady as Roxane, cousin to Cyrano de Bergerac. Christian also finds out from Ligniere that Count de Guiche is in love with her as well. Ligniere told Christian that he made a song that told of de Guiche’s scheme to get Roxane and that de

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    Justifying The Qualities of Characters in Cyrano de Bergerac In the story of Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, there are people who solely focus on the aesthetics of others instead of the personality or quality of the individual. Though it seems completely innocent, they can only hurt themselves, and the people close to them. Cyrano de Bergerac presents the theme of love as an umbrella to the motifs of precieuse, and platonic love, Rostand conveys the message that judging people on external

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    The play Cyrano De Bergerac, written by Edmund Rostand covers a period of time just over fifteen years. The main characters, Cyrano, Christian, and Roxane, are tangled in a love story for most of the fifteen years the play covers. Both Cyrano and Christian are in love with Roxane. Roxane believes that she has fallen in love with Christian a handsome man with no intelligence. But not Cyrano, a very intelligent man with an unappealing face, has been in love with Roxane. The two men make an agreement

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    France is usually equated with love and romance, and a love triangle is especially a favourite of most audiences. The French movie Cyrano de Bergerac, an 1990 adaptation of the original 19th century play of the same title, is going to satisfy the appetites of those who are hooked on everything about love and French literature. Cyrano de Bergerac is a comedic remake of the same play, except with exceptional cast members, completed with supremely poetic dialogues. Even if you are not a fan of French

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    In the Play Cyrano De Bergerac the author contrast the characters against each other to show the theme of inner and outer beauty, and the danger of deception. In play Cyrano, the hero, has all the traits of a Gascon except one. He is not a ladies man, because he believes his large nose makes him undesirable. This self doubt leads to him helping Christian De Neuvillette win Roxanne's love, but it is under false pretense. What Roxanne loves most about Christian is his intellect but, Roxanne only thinks

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    Cyrano De Bergerac is a play about a poet who is in love with his cousin named Roxane. The play was set in Paris in the year 1640. Cyrano is in love with Roxane, but is scared she won’t love him because he isn’t beautiful. Roxane falls in love with Cyrano’s words, and claims she would love anyone with words like those. There were a few things that I really enjoyed with this play. I felt that the costumes were all unique and helped with the time period. The Scenic design was outstanding, and helped

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