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Daisy Miller | Study Guide

Henry James

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Daisy Miller | Characters

Character Description
Winterbourne Frederick Winterbourne is a 27-year-old American expatriate living in Geneva, Switzerland. He becomes obsessed with, and mystified by, Daisy Miller. Read More
Daisy Miller Daisy Miller is a young American woman traveling overseas with her mother and brother. Her frank and flirtatious nature causes scandal throughout her European travels. Read More
Mrs. Costello Mrs. Costello is Winterbourne's very proper and very wealthy aunt, who refuses to meet Daisy and her family because she considers them vulgar.
Eugenio Eugenio is the Miller family's courier, or hired travel companion.
Giovanelli Giovanelli is Daisy's most frequent companion in Rome and Winterbourne's rival for her attentions. He is known for wooing rich young American heiresses.
Mrs. Miller Mrs. Miller is Daisy and Randolph's ineffectual mother.
Randolph Miller Randolph Miller is Daisy's nine-year-old brother. He detests Europe and loves all things American.
Mrs. Walker Mrs. Walker is a friend of Winterbourne's living in Rome. She tries to help Daisy save her reputation and then shuns her when her efforts are rebuffed.
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