Essays Tagged: "Edmond Rostand"

Cyrano De Bergerac

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Lean, Mean, Extreme-Machine" -- This essay is on how Cyrano de Bergerac is able to exceed every man in the realms of art, battle, and love by the extremes.

g Act I, Cyrano throws a purse of his month's "paternal pension" onstage in order to cancel a play (Rostand 37). When his motives are questioned, he answers how he cannot stand performances by "lament ... rmances by "lamentable actors" and surrenders his money to hinder Monfleury from remaining onstage (Rostand 25). Cyrano also expresses himself artistically through his fighting, shown when he swordfig ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Title- The Value of Altruism Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand Prompt- Explain how Rostand uses three central characters in her novel to further her theme,

ncapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either." A century earlier Edmond Rostand, a brilliant writer who sought to look back to the romantic past, argued this same po ... fect ofselflessness and show the respect and peace that such a virtue can bring.Works CitedRostand, Edmond. Cyrano De Bergerac. New York: Bantam Books, 1998.Fromm , Erich. Man for Himself. Columbia Un ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Relationship between John Gardner's "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a romance that shares elements with modern day stories, such as Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. Both romances consist of an idealized hero who fight and conque ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand.

In Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Cyrano, the main character, professes his love to Roxane, whom he has loved for quit ... ano de Bergerac is an honorable man and an excellent friend. He displays these qualities throughout Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. For example, he tells Christian that Roxane loves him, and not ... love for Roxane. These show that Cyrano was a principled man and a good friend.Works CitedRostand, Edmond. Cyrano de Bergerac. Trans. Brian Hooker. New York: Bantam Books, March 1981.

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How the changed or maintained themes of Cyrano De Bergerac and its appropriation Roxanne illustrates the context each was produced in

ained and changed. Discuss with reference to the text from the past and its appropriation."Although Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano De Bergerac" and its modern day appropriation "Roxanne," share a similar pl ...

(5 pages) 33 0 2.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Journal Entries for Cyrano de Bergerac

I have read Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac before, a long time ago in francais, and loved it. This time aro ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cyrano de Bergerac

tes about himself. So does Cyrano. Cyrano is the main character in the play, Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand. In the play, Cyrano has an abnormal gigantic nose, which makes him different from an ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cyrano's Tragic Flaw

"Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall." In the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, nothing could be farther from the truth, for a character named Cyrano has this chara ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Cyrano De Bergerac" By Edmond Rostand

In the play "Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand, the antagonist Cyrano is an eloquent, charming, and abrasive man whose extremely lar ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cyrano De Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac As quoted from the heroic comedy Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, "I am afraid your speech was a little short, young man. You could have said...oh, al ...

(3 pages) 1809 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cyrano De Bergerac

romance and quick wit: Roxane plays a major role involving both love and poetry. Famous playwright, Edmond Rostand does an amazing job of allowing the characters to evolve and change in his famous pla ...

(2 pages) 1049 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Yourmother

Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand exhibits numerous parallels to Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare through litera ... erall effectiveness, and adds literary history to a masterfully written novel.Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand exhibits numerous parallels to Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare through litera ... erall effectiveness, and adds literary history to a masterfully written novel.Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand exhibits numerous parallels to Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare through litera ...

(1 pages) 297 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cyrano DeBergreac

le for two polar opposites to be amazingly simmilar? The play Cyrano de Bergereac written by Edmund Rostand can clearly answer this question. It is about two men (Cyrano and Christian) that fall in lo ... uete. For example, Christian avoided talking to Roxane in the begining "because [he] [had] no wit" (Rostand 357). Christian is not very good with word usage and he acts as thought he should know nothi ...

(3 pages) 346 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Cyrano De Bergerac

In the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand portrayed different views of love as shown through Roxane, Cyrano, and Christian. The ... switch trails and follow the path of "true love" wherever it might lead.Works Cited: Rostand, Edmond. Cyrano de Bergerac. Bantam books: New York, 1923.

(4 pages) 507 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sarah Bernhardt- A Victorious Legend

of her career. She made notable appearances as Hamlet in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and in Edmond Rostand's L'Aiglon, she played Napoleon's only son. She was one of the first women known to h ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Romantic Hero

hero is someone who opens doors, pulls out chairs, buys dinner, and sends you flowers. However, in Edmond Rostand's opinion a romantic hero is a man named Cyrano who helps his friend Christian got th ...

(3 pages) 901 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Cyrano DeBergerac

information that that audience or read already knows. In Cyrano de Bergerac, a French play by Edmon Rostand, is a work that contains dramatic irony. What is the dramatic irony and how does it contribu ... atic irony is another very important detail to the story.Cyrano de Bergerac, a French play by Edmon Rostand, is a work that contains dramatic irony. Dramatic irony is present in a work of literature w ...

(2 pages) 1025 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare