Cyrano de Bergerac - Study Guide Act 5, Scene 6 Summary & Analysis

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Act 5, Scene 6 Summary

Le Bret exclaims that Cyrano could have died leaving his bed and Roxane realizes that he has a fatal wound. He shows her the wounds and comments that in his whole life he never was to have his hearts desire including an honorable death. Ragueneau begins sobbing at this and Cyrano hushes him. Roxane calls to the nuns, but Cyrano stops her, he does not want her to leave him in his last moments. He talks about how grateful he is to have had her love and friendship all these years. Cyrano in the end stands and draws his sword, he seems delirious as he talks; he drops his sword and falls back upon Le Bret and Ragueneau nearly dead.

Act 5, Scene 6 Analysis

Cyrano is lamenting his existence at the end and realizes that he spent his life giving what he always wanted for himself...

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