A week later, Daisy died of a case of Roman Fever that she caught in the coliseum.Before she died, Daisy sent a message to Winterbourne explaining that there were no intimate attachments between Giovanelli and herself. A year later, Winterbourne was visiting his Aunt in Vevay.Weeks later, Winterbourne journeyed to Rome where the Millers were staying.
When Daisy intended to go out walking to meet her Italian friend, Mr. Walker, an elite member of society, advised her against it. Upon observing Giovanelli, Winterbourne told Daisy that he “intends to remain with her”. ” Finally, Daisy declared that she was improper and Mrs. The next time Winterbourne spoke to Daisy was at Mrs. Daisy tells him that she wouldn’t change her habits for the society.
Daisy persisted, and “not wanting to do anything improper” convinced Winterbourne to walk with her until she found Mr. Daisy retorts that she has “never allowed a gentleman to dictate to her or interfere with anything she did.” But she nevertheless walked happily between Winterbourne and Giovanelli. Winterbourne calls her a flirt, which Daisy regards as a compliment.
When Winterbourne first meets Daisy, he is willing to accept her for the vivacious young American girl she is.
Although Daisy’s customs are not what are expected of young girls in European society, Winterbourne is charmed by Daisy and her original ideals.
Costello, once again, talked about the Millers, especially Daisy, condescendingly.
Winterbourne, again, defended them claiming, “they are very ignorant – very innocent only,” but not necessarily bad people. Daisy refused because she was “so enchanted just as she was”. Walker said that walking with two men was not the custom in Rome and Daisy responded, “Well, it ought to be!
Winterbourne was at first accepting of these unusual ideas but as he was affected by the aristocratic society, he was no longer willing to understand Daisy’s untraditional views.
It portrays the courtship of the beautiful American girl Daisy Miller by Winterbourne, a sophisticated compatriot of hers.
She was a pretty American girl who was very fresh and different compared to the unmarried women of Europe.
Although, at first, Winterbourne was bemused by Daisy’s talkative nature and wondered if she may have been a coquette, he deduced that Daisy was just acting in an American manner.