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Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. 1. Through whose eyes do we see most of the events in Daisy Miller?

2. 2. How might the hotel Trois Couronnes, where the Millers and Mrs. Costello are staying, be described?

3. 3. Mrs. Costello is what relation of Winterbourne’s?

4. 4. Why do Winterbourne’s friends like to say that he’s in Geneva “studying”?

5. 5. When Randolph first meets Winterbourne, what does he ask him for?

6. Where does Winterbourne promise to take Daisy in Chapter 1?

7. 7. When Mrs. Costello describes the Millers as “common,” she means that they are what?

8. 8. When Winterbourne first meets Daisy, it occurs to him that she may be what?

9. 9. What excuse does Winterbourne give for being unable to introduce Daisy to his aunt?

10. 10. During their trip to Chillon, why does Daisy get angry at Winterbourne?

11. 11. Mrs. Costello’s request that Winterbourne bring her the novel Paule Méré is what?

12. 12. What do Mrs. Walker and Mrs. Miller warn Daisy about when she proposes to walk in the Pincio?

13. 13. What seems to be Mrs. Miller’s favorite topic of conversation?

14. 14. How does Daisy react when Winterbourne suggests that she and Giovanelli might be in love?

15. 15. Which character, after Daisy, seems least concerned with social convention?

16. 16. Which character does not suffer from any physical ailment or malady in the novel?

17. 17. At Daisy’s funeral, what does Giovanelli tell Winterbourne about Daisy?

18. 18. On her deathbed, what does Daisy want Winterbourne to know?

19. 19. Many of James’s contemporary readers condemned Daisy Miller because his representative of American girlhood seemed how?

20. 20. When Mrs. Costello pretends to think that Daisy’s last name is “Baker” or “Chandler,” what is she doing?

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