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13 Cards in this Set

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Ligniere
*Cyrano's friend
-satirist and drunkard
-100 men were after him hired by De Guiche
-Cyrano beat them
Le Bret
*Cyrano's friend
-urges him to reveal his love to Roxane
Lise
*Ragueneau's wife
-runs off w/ a musketeer
-makes bags w/ Ragueneau's poems
Duenna
*Roxane's messenger
Edmond Rostand
*author of the novel
-born in Marseilles, France
-earned a degree in law
-first important play: The Romancers
Imitate the Ivy
*monologue about not wanting a patron by Cyrano
-"No, Thank You."
-"I sing, dream, laugh, and go where I please, alone and free...I may not rise very high, but I'll climb alone!"
Valvert
*insolent young nobleman
*lauded by de Guiche as a possible husband for Roxane
-a scheme that would give de Guiche access to Roxane
*after he insults Cyrano’s nose, he is defeated in an ensuing duel
Montfluery
*fat, untalented actor
-Cyrano bans him from the stage
Ragueneau
*pastry chef
-has deep love for poetry
*after business fails, he becomes Roxane's porter
Count de Guiche
*in love w/ Roxane
-not fond of Cyrano
Christian
*handsome but simple young nobleman
-lacks wit and intelligence
*falls in love w/ Roxane
-uses Cyrano's words to catch her heart
Roxane
*Cyrano's cousin
-loves poetry and wit
-until the end, will not love someone if they are ugly
Cyrano
*poet, swordsman, scientist, playwright, musician, and member of the Cadets of Gascoyne
-very very big nose