The plot centers around a Europeanized American man named Winterbourne, who meets a nouveau riche American woman going by the name Daisy Miller. A short novel, James wields the sword of fiction to craft a "study" of the roles of men and women, social relationships, cultural intersection, the allure of money, foolishness and wisdom, the responsibilities of parents, and the impact of one's life upon others.
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The story is pretty much long, and you will start to understand Daisy’s motives in Part 2. In the story, you will compare the social classes with their personalities/perspectives towards each other. Plus the “society “ is most often mentioned in the story.
Overall it was pretty good detailed story.
I read this as an English book and it’s actually one of the vary few book I actually enjoyed reading.
A good story:
Not dated still--like Gatsby. I can even forgive James his narrative intrusions ('dear reader').