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An Analysis of Daisy Miller

Summary: Provides a literary analysis of James' Daisy Miller: A Study. Considers the symbolism of the novel's title. Examines and provides examples of James' realistic writing style.
Why is the story called "Daisy Miller: A Study"? Because as Daisy travels throughout Europe, she and her family are pressured to conform to ancient European traditions and they refuse. This is a "study" of the tensions between America and Europe.

Who is narrating the story? The narrator is not named in the story. He/she appears to be some outsider who witnesses all of Daisy's various affairs in Europe.

Give at least 3 example of James' realistic style: "You two are going off there together? I should say it proved just the contrary. How long had you known her, may I ask, when this interesting project was formed? You haven't been twenty-four hours in the house."

"And what is the evidence you have offered"" asked Winterbourne, rather annoyed at Miss Miller's want of appreciation of the zeal of an admirer who on his way down...

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