Cyrano de Bergerac - Act 2, Scene 6 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 6 Summary

Cyrano begins speaking with Roxane, and she thanks him for teaching manners to Valvert, in the theater, the night before. She tells him that De Guiche was trying to force Valvert upon her as a husband and that she was not interested in him. Roxane then reminds Cyrano of their childhood as cousins together and they banter in conversation together. Cyrano is being lulled by this conversation. Roxane than says that she is in love, but that the man does not know it. At this point Cyrano only replies "Ah!" to her every exclamation. However, when she says that the object of her affection is a handsome cadet in Cyrano's own regiment, Cyrano rises from his seat and becomes aware that she is not talking about him. She notices his unease and asks him what is wrong, but Cyrano brushes this off and...

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