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Daisy Miller, A Character Profile

Summary: Examines the character of Daisy Miller, from Henry James' novel of the same title. Explores her struggle for acceptance between the vastly different cultures of America and Europe. Describes how the inability to adapt destroys her.
Daisy Miller, one of the leading characters in Henry James' novel Daisy Miller, struggles for acceptance between the vastly different cultures of America and Europe. Though Ms. Miller's confusion of opposing social customs, she inevitability destroys herself.

Born in America born, Daisy Miller grows up in the mainstream of American culture. Ms. Miller experiences much as a young teenager in America and grows very found of the American custom of flirting. As Mr. Winterbourne noted, "it is very possible that Master Randolph's sister is a coquette" (P. 53). However accepted, even glorified, flirting is by the American public, it is equally frowned upon in Europe. This culture change from an American culture to an European culture, brings a premature end to Miss Miller's good reputation.

The first of Miss Miller's temporary homes is located in Geneva, Switzerland. In Switzerland Miss Miller is lulled into "proper" culture...

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