Cyrano de Bergerac Quotes by Edmond Rostand(page 3 of 3)
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Translated by A. This work may be freely reproduced, stored, and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose. Permission to perform this version of the play, on stage or film, by amateur or professional companies, and for commercial purposes, should be requested from the translator. The hall of the Hotel Burgundy, in A sort of tennis-court arranged and decorated for a theatrical production. The hall is oblong and we see it obliquely, so that one of its sides forms the back scene and runs from the right foreground, to meet the left background where it makes a right angle with the stage prepared for the production, which is partially visible. On both sides of the stage along the wings are benches.
Though writing in the 19thcentury, Edmond Rostand both set his Cyrano in the 17thcentury and also revived and use the favored verse format of that time: Alexandrine verse in rhyming couplets. In Alexandrine verse, major accents occur on the sixth and twelfth syllables and a caesura pause occurs immediately after the sixth syllable. The ballade was one of the principal forms of music and poetry in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century France. In tone ballades were often solemn and formal, with elaborate symbolism and classical references. Dans le flanc, sous votre maheutre?. Au coeur, sous votre bleu cordon?. Ma pointe voltige: une mouche!
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Une ballade? La ballade, donc, se compose de trois Couplets de huit vers Et d'un envoi de quatre. Je vais tout ensemble en faire une et me battre, Et vous touchez, monsieur, au dernier vers. C'est le titre. Toutes les femmes debout dans les loges.