Cyrano de Bergerac - Act 4, Scene 5 Summary & Analysis

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Act 4, Scene 5 Summary

Roxane proclaims that she is in service of the King of love. Christian cannot fathom why she is there, nor can Cyrano. None can understand how she made it through enemy lines safely. She explains, proudly, that she did so by slowing her carriage and smiling sweetly at the Spaniards and tells them that their chivalry rivals that of French men. They all let her pass, nobility and quickly. When she was questioned she told them she was going to her lover, as if she had said her husband they would have not let her pass. They are all amazed by this but they all implore her to leave right away. She flatly refuses to leave to any who suggest it even after they tell her of the upcoming battle that is to take place at their camp. De Guiche is abashed at the irony...

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