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Daisy Miller Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Whose story is Daisy Miller?

What role does Mrs. Costello play in the novel?

How does Daisy's illness function in the story?

What role does gossip play in Daisy Miller in terms of the characters' attempts to uncover the truth?

Interpret the ending of the novel. Does Daisy bring about her own demise?

What has Winterbourne learned from his experience with Daisy?

How do certain biographical elements of Henry James' life influence the theme of American vs. European?

Research the American nouveau riche of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. How did they alter perceptions of the wealthy American traveling abroad, and what role does this play in Daisy Miller?

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