Daisy Miller Setting & Symbolism

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Vevey

Winterbourne meets Daisy Miller in Vevey while he is visiting his aunt and Daisy is touring Europe with her family. It described as being more lax in terms of the freedom young, unmarried men and women have to consort with each other in public.

Chillon Castle

On the day of their first meeting, Daisy asks Winterbourne to take her to Chillon Castle, a local tourist site in Vevey. The prospect of going together starts a heated debate about whether such an outing is proper, but Daisy is determined to go. When they finally visit the castle, Daisy is more interested in teasing Winterbourne than exploring the castle.

Steamer

Winterbourne and Daisy take a steamer to Chillon Castle. Daisy's request for the steamer over other modes of transportation indicates her desire to choose the most extravagant of the options available to her.

Geneva

Winterbourne has lived in Geneva...

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