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Comparing Daisy And Countess Olenska In Daisy Miller And The Age Of Innocence

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The story “Daisy Miller” is a romance of a love that can never be. The character Annie P. Miller (known as Daisy Miller) is portrayed as a young naive wild yet, innocent girl who want to do nothing more but have fun with the company she please. The story “Daisy Miller” is a lot like The Age of Innocence. In both the movie and the book the leading lady was shunned from society because of their behavior. Both Daisy and the Countess Olenska were misunderstood and out-casted because they were saw as different. These women did not want to conform to what the society thought was proper and good, they had their own opinion and was bold in their time to state it.
Daisy thought it was okay, even nice to have many gentlemen friends. She did not find it to mean she was of recklessness. Daisy thought the more gentlemen and even lady friends she had proved her to be more sociable. She was a bold young lady who said what she felt and did what she wanted. When Daisy enjoyed the companionship of a gentleman she freely says so, and publicly complements the fellow. Daisy knew that people did not think it was ladylike for her to go on a whim of how she felt. Although, she did care, she did not let this make her become someone she was not. She enjoyed herself and that was enough for her to be happy.
The Countess Olenska was much like Daisy. The Countess was a free sprit who did not care that society did not agree with her suing for a divorce. She wanted to be free. She hated when everyone that she felt were so nice turned...

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