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... Paper In this review, the novella depicts conflicting cultural ideals. The viewpoint character, Winterbourne, alternates his supposed confidence over his desired Daisy Miller between the conviction piled upon her by the community of expatriate Americans in Europe, of which Mrs. Walker, Mrs. Costello and he himself belongs. Considering his traditional upbringing, Winterbourne had been prejudice that he had failed to understand Daisy despite being charmed by her.
In a liberal view, one might find it strange why critics are shocked by what she does. Modern perception may find nothing wrong or outrageous with a young lady wanting to talk to male friends or go for a walk in the late afternoon. But Miss ...