Cyrano de Bergerac - Study Guide Act 2, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

Cyrano vows that if he thinks Roxane might be interested in him he will give her his letter; he then opens the door for her and her Duenna. He calls the Duenna to the side and offers her pastries wrapped in poet paper, if she will eat them outside and give him and Roxane privacy inside the shop. The Duenna takes the bundle and leaves the shop. Cyrano then turns his full attention to Roxane, removing his hat in respect.

Act 2, Scene 5 Analysis

Cyrano somewhere in his heart, does not believe that Roxane could possible be in love with him, so he writes the letter and tucks it away, just in case she does indicate interest in him. He adeptly gets the Duenna out of the way by keeping her busy outside; he wants a chance to speak with Roxane in total privacy without distraction...

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