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Corneille's most famous tragedy, Le Cid, is based on the legend of the Spanish hero the Cid. The plot revolves around Rodrigue and Chimène. The two are in love, but any chance of them being together is ruined when Rodrigue kills Chimène's father in a duel. However, when the Moors attack, he seizes the opportunity to redeem his honor and serve his country.