The Question and Answer section for The Necklace is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Traits we might attribute to Rohan include pride, obsession, and single-minded.
"Rohan saw the queen in the garden because he wanted to see her, needed to see her if his narcissistic fantasy of political domination was ever to reach fulfilment." What does narcissistic mean in this context?
In context, we might take the word to be self-obessed.
Rohan briefly met the imposter in the garden. Nicole looked very like the Queen, and her appearance deceived him in the darkness. She gave him a rose, and afterward, he believed himself forgiven.