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Daisy Miller Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Daisy seem to Winterbourne during the trip?



2. What did a lady tell Mrs. Miller about local castles?



3. What is a young American named Winterbourne doing in Vevey, Switzerland?



4. Under other circumstances, what might make Daisy acceptable to European society?



5. What do the Millers do with Eugenio that the Europeans do not understand?



Short Essay Questions

1. How does Winterbourne's attempt at a joke turn out badly?



2. How does the courier Eugenio react to the suggestion that Daisy go to the Chillon Castle with Winterbourne?



3. How does Winterbourne respond to Mrs. Costello?



4. What is the contradiction in Daisy among the Americans?



5. What shows Daisy's awareness of the American expatriates' snobbishness?



6. What does Daisy say she is about to do that scandalizes the Americans at Mrs. Walker's house?



7. How does Mrs. Miller show her own naivete regarding Giovanelli?



8. What does Mrs. Walker say Daisy has done that is unacceptable?



9. What makes Winterbourne so proud on the trip to Chillon?



10. Describe briefly how Daisy enjoys creating a fuss.



Essay Topics

Write an essay on the value of preserving antiquities. List in your essay the reasons preserving architecture and artifacts have an important role to play in human understanding of our history.

Write an essay comparing Daisy to the Cindy Lauper song, Girls Just Want to Have Fun. In your essay show how Henry James' Daisy Miller foreshadows a much less restrictive future for young American women.

Write an essay entitled Why I Would Like to Visit Italy. Using some of the sites Daisy visits in Rome, give your reasons for wanting to visit there. Your essay should also mention Italian fashion and how it has influenced fashion in the USA.

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