Essay Favorite story - Emmering 1 Michael E Emmering James Johnson EN-1930 Essay Favorite Story For this weeks essay I chose Daisy Miller I think from

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Emmering 1 Michael E Emmering James Johnson EN-1930 01/22/2017 Essay: Favorite Story For this week’s essay I chose “Daisy Miller” I think from all the readings that we have read during this class this one is bye for my favorite. The most frequently noted symbols in Daisy Miller are Daisy herself and her younger brother, Randolph. Daisy is often seen as representing America: she is young, fresh, ingenuous, clueless, naïve, innocent, well meaning, self-centered, untaught, scornful of convention, unaware of social distinctions, utterly lacking in any sense of propriety, and unwilling to adapt to the mores and standards of others. These traits have no fixed moral content, and nearly all of them can be regarded as either virtues or faults. However, Randolph is a different matter. He is a thinly veiled comment on the type of the “ugly American” tourist: boorish, boastful, and stridently nationalistic. the narrator only breaks into the first person five tiny times in the whole book. But the best example of that is:”

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