More than anything, Cyrano de Bergerac is terrified that his beautiful cousin, Roxane, will laugh at his nose. Cyrano is madly in love with Roxane, but his rocket schnozz makes him feel ugly. So, as the sad clown, he takes a defensive stance and pokes fun at his own most obvious physical flaw. He jokes that his nose is a "peninsula," a "razor case." He compares it to a chimney, a monument and a blue cucumber. He quips that when it bleeds, out pours "the Red Sea." Poor guy. On the outside, sword-brandishing Cyrano swaggers as the bravest guardsman with the quickest wit. But inside, sweet Cyrano's heart... More >>>