Archetypal // Cyrano
Archetypal: recurrent as a symbol or motif in literature, art, or mythology: an archetypal journey representing the quest for identity.
The Novel Cyrano is famous for its romance, and it is also a very popular read in the U.S for Teenagers, specifically in high school. Cyrano displays a series of Obstacles against his love, and as all the Romance book goes, it gets resolved. There is one important aspect that has changed tremendously over this book, the protagonist picked up this uncurable disease while he dated his love. The protagonist faked his character and lied to this anonymous woman to bed. The lie was hidden forever until his death.
- Hidden letters
- Similarity to real life
Behind the lies that Cyrano made, he had made the women fall for him. at the very end of the story, by tasting the words you can imagine that the Cyrano now isn’t the Cyrano before.
The Letters that he sent to the girl, copying the hand-writing, the use of words, and the taste, even the I felt into his sweet words.
The third important point to make Archetypal so important is the similarity of the book to real life. When he wrote this book he really imagined that the protagonist is himself, which it really reflects of a lot of his personas. His talent in music and extraordinary nose make him so special in-front of everyone.