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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac


by Edmond Rostand

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The First Act: A Performance at the Hotel Bourgogue


1. What play is going to be performed?
2. Why did Christian de Neuvillette come to Paris?
3. What piece of information does Ragueneau add about Cyrano's appearance?
4. What does Christian want to duel Valvert for?
5. Who had forbidden Montfleury from acting?
6. How does Cyrano get the play cancelled for the night?
7. What does Cyrano list for Valvert?
8. Who is Cyrano in love with?


1. La Clorise
2. To enlist in the guards.
3. He has an unusually big nose.
4. The love of Roxane.
5. Cyrano
6. He offers to pay the actors.
7. All the insults he could have, but didn't, come up with.
8. Roxane