Necking with Louise Setting

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Place and time impact the events in Necking with Louise. The stereotypical image of the flat Canadian prairies, where the endless horizon seems to be occasionally interrupted by the rising towers of wooden grain elevators, found much truth in the province of Saskatchewan. Today, however, most of these structures have been replaced by massive concrete silos, and the railway tracks that once linked the elevators and small towns together have largely been torn up.

Nonetheless, Saskatchewan remains a province where, economically speaking, agriculture still reigns.

In the time period of Necking with Louise, between Halloween of 1964 and September 19, 1965, the family farm is very much a prairie reality. Often initially homesteaded by immigrants, the family farm is passed on to the first Canadian-born generation and, in the sixties, could be at the point where a third, perhaps even a fourth, generation might be poised to take over, or...

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