Cyrano de Bergerac - Act 2, Scene 9 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 9 Summary

Cyrano, Le Bret, the Cadets and Christian are the only ones left in the shop. The Cadets are begging Cyrano to tell the story of his fight, particularly to the new recruit, Christian, so that he might learn how to be brave. One Cadet goes over to Christian and explains how sensitive Cyrano is about his nose and that only a very stupid or brave man would dare mention it to him. He then brags about how brave his group of cadets is, from the South, and how Christian is a novice and is sickly looking.

Cyrano walks over to the group of Cadets and begins to tell his story to them, Christian, wishing to prove how brave he is, he insults Cyrano's nose. Cyrano, about to run him through, asks who his is; he realizes that this is Roxane's love...

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