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How we cite the quotes:
Citations follow this format: (Act.Line)
| Quote #13
She loves only my soul.
That means you. And you love her. (IV. 470-472)
Christian, though ineloquent, isn’t a dumb man; he’s smart enough to realize that Cyrano loves Roxane.
| Quote #14
Did you tell him
To go away?
For the time being, yes.
I said: "Excuse me – this is Saturday –
I have a previous engagement, one
I cannot miss, even for you – Come back
An hour from now." (V. 159-164)
Cyrano puns about his tardiness; the audience understands that the visitor to whom he refers is death. This mingling of the comedic and the tragic is a great reflection of the play’s tone.