Cyrano de Bergerac - Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

Act Three opens in front of Roxane's house. Her Duenna is seated on a bench beside the doorstep. Ragueneau stands by the Duenna crying and telling her about his recent bad luck. His wife Lise has eloped with a Mousquetaire and he, in a terrible state over her abandonment tried to hang himself, only to be saved by Cyrano. The Duenna, though sympathetic to Ragueneau, calls to Roxane to hurry or they will be late. She explains to Ragueneau that they are to go across the street for "A disquisition upon the Softer Sentiments to be read." Cyrano enters at this point, followed by two pages or musicians. He has won a bet against the men and they must provide him with their services for a day. Roxane comes out of her house to greet Cyrano speaking dearly of Christian and his wit...

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