Tales of Henry James: The Texts of the Stories, the Author on His Craft, Background and Criticism Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Daisy Miller: A Study

* Winterbourne meets Daisy Miller in Vevey Switzerland, where he is struck by her independence for forthrightness.

* When he sees Daisy Miller again in Rome, Winterbourne finds that she is going around late at night with Mr. Giovanelli, an Italian lawyer who keeps her out so that she catches malaria and dies, ending her independence.

The Aspern Papers

* A young publisher is trying to get a famous poet's love letters. He rents a room from the poet's ex-lover and her niece.

* When the poet's ex-lover dies, she wills the papers to the niece, who says that she wouldn't share them except with family, hinting at a marriage proposal.

* The publisher resigns himself to marrying the unattractive niece, but then finds out that the niece has burned the letters.

The Pupil

* Mrs. Moreen hires Pemberton to teach her son. She promises a generous salary, which the...

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