The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Daisy Miller by Henry James:|
Mrs. Walker was flushed; she wore an excited air.
"It is really too dreadful," she said. "That girl must not do
this sort of thing. She must not walk here with you two men.
Fifty people have noticed her."
Winterbourne raised his eyebrows. "I think it's a pity to make
too much fuss about it."
"It's a pity to let the girl ruin herself!"
"She is very innocent," said Winterbourne.
"She's very crazy!" cried Mrs. Walker. "Did you ever see
anything so imbecile as her mother? After you had all left
me just now, I could not sit still for thinking of it.