Cyrano de Bergerac
rder Description1. Compare and contrast the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand and the film Roxanne by observing similarities and differences in PLOTLINES. (DO NOT compare and contrast characters, settings, or the broader story each tells, dig deeper and analyze it on a deeper level. Give 4 examples total!
word count: 1000
2. In the last line of the play, Cyrano says, “But there is one thing that you shall not have…My stainless plume: my pride, my pose, my lifelong masquerade.” To whom is he speaking and what does that mean? Analyze each statement, my pride… my pose….my lifelong masquerade. Give examples from the book and scene that supports your reasoning. Word count: 1000
These are the two essay prompts you may choose from. There are not outside sources required, besides the book, Cyrano de Bergerac. If you do choose to use other sources, you may use scholarly/academic sources ONLY.