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Daisy Miller Summary
Henry James

Everything you need to understand or teach Daisy Miller by Henry James.

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Daisy Miller Summary

Plot Summary

Daisy Miller opens in Vevey, Switzerland, where a young expatriate American named Winterbourne is visiting his aunt. He has lived in Geneva for many years and identifies greatly with his European peers. When the flirtatious New Yorker, Daisy Miller, arrives on the scene, she catches his eye. Even for the relaxed resort environment of Vevey, Daisy's behavior is extreme because she speaks to strange men without the presence of an escort, and she brags about her many male suitors. Winterbourne is entranced by both Daisy's beauty and her coquettish behavior, and even though his aunt warns him that the Millers are of low class in spite of their money and he is determined to spend more time with her. They go sightseeing at the nearby Chillon Castle, where Daisy is more interested in Winterbourne than in exploring the ruins. She demands that he travel with her family, and...

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