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Author: Henry James

Year Published: 1878

Type: Novella

Genre: Drama

Perspective and Narrator:

Daisy Miller is told from the point of view of an unknown peripheral first-person narrator who conveys events from the point of view of the novella's main character, Winterbourne.


Daisy Miller is written in the past and present tenses.

About the Title:

Daisy Miller is the name of the young American woman with whom the story's main character, Winterbourne, is obsessed. The name itself implies a kind of ordinariness that suggests Daisy is not from a historically wealthy family.


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