Cyrano de Bergerac - Study Guide Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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De Guiche has come to tell Roxane that he is leaving for a war in Arras, and that he has been made commander of the Guards to which Cyrano and Christian belong. He tells her that he looks forward to getting revenge on Cyrano in Arras. Roxane realizes that this means that Christian will also be sent to war. To avoid this fate for her love, Roxane cleverly pretends disregard for both Cyrano and Christian and convinces De Guiche that the ultimate revenge would be to not send Cyrano to war but to force him to stay behind in Paris. De Guiche takes the bait and decides that she is right and he will not send the order for Cyrano and Christian's company to report for battle. De Guiche mistakes Roxane's charade for affection for him and tells her that he will not go to...

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