Cyrano de Bergerac Characters

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Bellerose

The stage manager of the theater where Montfleury was set to perform, he is put in the position of calming the crowd when Cyrano runs Montfleury off the stage. He allows Le Bret and Cyrano to wait in the theater while the mob leaves after the duel with Valvert.

The Citizen

The Citizen is a member of the audience at the theater. An otherwise insignificant character, he serves as a means by which Rostand illustrates his hero's sensitivity regarding his appearance as well as his rapier-sharp wit. The citizen is caught staring at Cyrano's sizable sinuses and subsequently initiates the play's famous "nose tirade."

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac is a man who excels at poetry and swordsmanship in order to overcome his "physical limitation"a very large nose. In the words of the character Ragueneau, "there never walked/stalked rather, strutted, so extravagant, bizzare,/far-fetched, excessive...

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