Shift from idea of "discovered" land to images of domestic settlement
Emigration vs. immigration
Written for audience "back home"
Catherine Parr Traill (1802 - 1899)
Backwoods of Canada (1836)
First published by the London Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Not published in Canada til 1929
Sold out its first print run
Positive and hopeful, but not promotional about Canada
Voice (point of view)
o First and second person singular
o p. 202
o Second person is the use of the "you"
Writing to her sister
o Second person makes it feel like the author is speaking directly to you