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

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Act 5, Scene 5 Summary

Roxane turns to her frame and does not look in Cyrano's direction. He arrives very pale with a hat pulled down over his eyes. Roxane comments on his being late after the fourteen years he has been visiting her. He apologizes to her not going into detail about what detained him. Cyrano is not himself and a nun he usually banters with notices that something is wrong, but the ever-valiant Cyrano, whispers to her to not alert Roxane of his illness. The nun takes her leave and Roxane asks Cyrano for her newspaper. He takes the paper out and begins reading it to her, mentioning the day's news. He continues to read, but growing weak from his head wound he closes his eyes. Roxane notices that he has stopped reading, looks over at him and sees that he is still, thinking he has fainted she...

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