Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac
by Edmond Rostand

Cyrano de Bergerac Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Cyrano's nose
Letters
Tears and Blood
The Moon
The White Plume
Food and Drink Imagery
Mask Imagery
Dueling Imagery
Setting
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Comedy
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
The First Act: A Performance at the Hotel de Bourgogne
The Second Act: The Bakery of the Poets
The Third Act: Roxane’s Kiss
The Fourth Act: The Cadets of Gascoyne
The Fifth Act: Cyrano’s Gazette
Characters
Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac Timeline
Christian de Neuvillette
Christian de Neuvillette Timeline
Lady Roxane
Lady Roxane Timeline
Comte de Guiche
Comte de Guiche Timeline
Ragueneau
Ragueneau Timeline
Le Bret
Le Bret Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Romantic
InformationTool
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Principles
Principles Quotes
Art and Culture
Art and Culture Quotes
Courage
Courage Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Versions of Reality
Versions of Reality Quotes
Cunning and Cleverness
Cunning and Cleverness Quotes
Revenge
Revenge Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
A Lot More Entertaining than Tom de Bergeron
A Lot More Entertaining than Tom de Bergeron Flashcards
A Lot More Entertaining than Tom de Bergeron True or False
Essay
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Classic French Play or After School Special?
Love Letters from Strangers
Romanticism: What's Love Got To Do With It?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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