Cyrano de Bergerac - Act 2, Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 4 Summary

The same cast, as the previous scene is in the pastry shop, with the addition of the five Poets. They are dressed all in black and their "stockings" are sagging; they are covered in mud. Lise is irritated at their arrival, alternately, Ragueneau is elated. The poets proceed to compliment their patron Ragueneau, in turn, likening him to great poets of days past. They mention they are late due to the crowd at the Porte de Neslie, the place of Cyrano's stand against the one-hundred men who were after Lignière. They tell Ragueneau that eight men lay ripped open upon the ground with a crowd gathered around them. Ragueneau asks Cyrano if he knows anything about this and he replies that he does not and continues writing. The poets continue to charm Ragueneau while his wife speaks intimately to the Mousquetaire in...

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