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    Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand, is the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, a tragic hero. To be considered a tragic hero, a character must have to evoke pity from the audience, have a downfall, and possess admirable traits. Cyrano accomplishes these elements, making him a tragic hero. Cyrano a Soldier, and a poet is in love with his cousin Roxane, but he is too ashamed to admit it because of his big nose. Cyrano struggles with his desire to be admirable in all things; this includes helping a cadet, named Christian, who fell in love with Roxane. This is considered a successful play primarily because it effectively provides heroism, comedy, and romance. This paper will review those elements and how it makes Cyrano a successful play. A hero…

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    No matter the culture of a country, there are always remorseful people who detest certain features about themselves. Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano De Bergerac focuses on this idea by exhibiting the main character, Cyrano as an unattractive yet wise man who is severely disgruntled with his considerably large nose. The classic story of the brave and witty Cyrano expresses that Cyrano’s nose is more a source of pain than pride. Although people tend to grapple that Cyrano’s nose was a prideful factor of…

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    People have two ways to deal with an insecurity: they can bask in it or suffer behind it. Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Edmond Rostand, takes place in 17th century France. The play exhibits a man named Cyrano who is well-known for his prominent nose. A love triangle comes between Cyrano and Christian, a soldier, as they use each other’s strengths to woo their love, Roxane. Cyrano portrays himself as a strong and courageous man and creates a strong outer shell for himself in order to withstand…

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    Let’s say you have married the love of your life. It all seems swell, until he dies. Whether a death occurs in real life or in a work of fiction, the tragedy has the ability to change the course of life events and can develop a strong life lesson. In Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand, two deaths and one death scene provides a deeper significance to the theme than what may be on the surface. As Christian dies in Cyrano de Bergerac, what was possible before, seems so out of reach now due to…

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    In the time period of Edmond Rostand, a person’s honor was treasured. Honor determined a person’s character. Integrity and virtue meant everything. Likewise, upholding one’s honor is extremely important to Cyrano, the hero of Cyrano de Bergerac. Throughout the play he endeavors to be honorable in word and deed. Even at his death, despite all else, Cyrano recognizes the value of the rare and sacred white plume, his unstained honor. By showing honor in every aspect of his life Cyrano proves that…

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    Cyrano de Bergerac is a play by Edmond Rostand and was written in 1897. In Cyrano de Bergerac, a man named Cyrano is in love with Roxane. Cyrano is a man of intellect and eloquence in writing and speaking. However, he lacks confidence because of his enormous nose. Roxane is in love with Christian who is good-looking but lacks the intellect, wit and eloquence of Cyrano. Mistaken identity is intentionally used by Cyrano’s voice through letters and is used by Christian to convince Roxane of his…

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    Cyrano's Nose Analysis

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    A tragic hero always has a hamartia which is a fatal flaw that would lead to their downfall, and in Cyrano’s case that would be his insecurity about his anomalously huge nose. Although he does have a huge nose that would be considered ugly, he is also very proud of his nose. Cyrano proves this by saying “ I carry it with pride...I have all those qualities” (Rostand 37). Although this quote reveals the way he feels about his nose, It seems as if Cyrano is only proud of his nose around anybody…

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    Using the aliases, the Count of Monte Cristo and Abbe Busoni, he carefully makes acquaintances with the loved ones of his enemies and the three themselves. After getting out of prison, the Dantes was ready to exact revenge. He strived for revenge and did so by meeting Albert de Morcerf, but not as Edmond Dantes, but as the Count of Monte Cristo. Albert is the son of Fernand Mondego, whose newly given title was Count de Morcerf. The Count of Monte Cristo had won Albert’s trust by saving his life…

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    Braxton Jackson 3rd Period English December 2, 2016 The Count of Monte Cristo
 In The Count of Monte Cristo protagonist Edmond Dumas takes a journey from innocence to experience. Author Alexander Dumas takes Edmond on a path to maturation. On Dantes path to maturation he goes through many obstacles and changes. Some of which involve Intellectual, Social, Spiritual, and also Wordly changes. Alexander Dumas (author of the novel) describes this journey in chronological order to take the reader…

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    Revenge in Dante's life Revenge is a powerful thing to want. It consumes people, and can make them forget the important things going on around them. They think that they are getting justice for themselves. When really sometimes revenge is as pointless as putting out a fire with gas. A man named Edmond Dantes was wrongly imprisoned for 14 years. In those years Dantes sat in a prison called the Château d'If, he thought of many different ways to get revenge on his enemies. The men he thought he…

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