Unformatted text preview: The next morning, Cyrano waits for Roxane in Ragueneau's pastry shop. He writes a letter, thinking that he may simply hand it to her when she arrives and leave without waiting for her answer. When she comes, she confesses that she is in love with Christian. Cyrano, broken-hearted though he is, promises that he will look after Christian for her. All of Paris is talking of his exploit of the previous night in routing the one hundred men sent to murder Lignière. De Guiche comes and offers to be Cyrano's patron, but Cyrano refuses. Christian joins the Cadets of Gascogne, the famed Gascony Guards, and he and Cyrano become friends. He confesses to Cyrano that he loves Roxane, but that he is afraid that he cannot express himself well enough to win her love. Cyrano gives him the letter that he himself had written to Roxane and tells him to send it to her in his own name. This is the beginning of the deception. Cyrano writes and tells him to send it to her in his own name....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.
- Fall '11