Cyrano de Bergerac - Act 3, Scene 11 Summary & Analysis

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Act 3, Scene 11 Summary

The monk is determined to speak to Roxane and upon her questioning, tells her that he has a letter for her. The letter is from De Guiche, she opens the letter thinking that he will soon be out of her life for good only to find out that he has ignored her request to leave for war and has hidden in the convent of the monks so that he might sneak off, masked, to her house to see her once more. Knowing that the monk holds De Guiche in very high esteem, she again uses her cleverness to trick the monk into believing that De Guiche has sent the letter ordering him to marry her and Christian, right away, and she pretends to be upset by this. She whispers to Cyrano to detain De Guiche so that the monk may marry them before he arrives...

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