Symbolism In Cyrano De Bergerac

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“Love is when the other person 's happiness is more important than your own”-H Jackson Brown Jr.This exhibits that love is when you value someone’s love more than yourself prestige. In the book Cyrano de Bergerac, Cyrano tries to demonstrate the love between him and Roxane by the use of poems and using Christian as an assistant. For example, “A little longer she is always here”. We can see that the quote is showing us that the impatient approach towards love in within someone increases when beauty does not surround you.Despite this story using a various approach towards manipulating us to the theme, the poem uses literary and symbolic devices to exhibit the poets live. However, in the poem, the author uses the ocean to show that all of his…show more content…
The poem use of metaphorical symbolism to reveal that his emotions are as enormous as an ocean. Knowing that this poem is a metaphor we can assume see that the textual evidence is very keen and mild to find. However, the poem uses other ways to convey its messages such as hyperboles. In the last line, it indicated the hyperbole by mentioning, “ Below us, as far as my eyes could see”Tennyson 12. This shows us that he could only see so much that his eyes are weakened and old. However, in the poem, Cyrano De Bergerac the author uses loaded diction alongside vivid imagery to portray the main idea. The author emphasizes inner beauty by using terms like “ Live for I love you”. Despite this quote not having a relevant meaning towards the approach of saying that love is eternal. Knowing that Cyrano loves her to his heart, he dies at the end, still cherishes his love within the heart of…show more content…
The quote “ CHRISTIAN She would love me if I were ugly. CYRANO (Startled)She—Said that? CHRISTIAN Yes. Now then! (IV.475-476)”. This shows us looks do not deceive yourself or others to degrade their self- impression. Knowing that Cyrano is in love with Roxane, he uses Christian as a boost of confidence since he is too shy on Roxane comments on his nose. Another way we can tell that Cyrano is in love with Roxane is that in CYRANO “That is not the story! You remember When Beauty said "I love you" to the Beast”. We can see that Cyrano is willing to have the love of Roxane at any cost, though his friends trying to use him as a foil and gain their own self-impression over
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