2The JourneyAt some stage in everyone’s life a person will embark on a significant journey.
3The Journey A journey may be: PHYSICAL INNER IMAGINARY It may be with others or it is oftendone on yourown.
4The JourneyA journey produces some form of effect onthose who are involved in it.A journey leaves those involved fundamentally altered in some way.
5A product (noun) or a process (verb) A journey can be:A product (noun) or a process (verb)In other words – a trip to a place (product) or examining how a person went about their journey (process) and how they develop as it progresses.
6The JourneyA journey can be a physical movement that has some significance for those who are involved.
7The JourneyA journey can involve no movement at all and can be a purely internal process that is the result of some significant event.
8The JourneyA journey can be entirely imaginative and be solely the result of the creative vision of the composer.
9The JourneyThe word journeysuggestsmovement.This movementmay be:PHYSICALEMOTIONALSPIRITUAL
11The Journey The journey is a particular kind of travelling, a slow rumination (hurry slowly) applied.
12The JourneyThe dissatisfaction we find in our lives may be an important force in motivating the journey.
13The JourneyDissatisfaction can lead to questioning. The journey to knowledge may lead to self-knowledge.
14Unexpected insights may occur during one’s journey. The JourneyUnexpected insights may occur during one’s journey.
15The individual may ultimately reflect on one’s journey. The JourneyThe individual may ultimately reflect on one’s journey.
16The Journey Symbols in The Journey may include: The river The road A waveA mountainA bicycleA labyrinth
17The Journey Symbolic choices or obstacles in The Journey may include: A fork in the roadTwo pathsA crossroadA bridge
18A proverb about journeys: Travel broadens the mind.
19A proverb about journeys: To travel is a better thing than to arrive.
20A proverb about journeys: The crow went travelling abroad and came back just as black.
21A proverb about journeys: He that travels knows much.
22A proverb about journeys: A person who never travels never grows up.
23A quotation about journeys: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.- Lao TzuChinese Philosopher
24Musicians about journeys My music is about the journey, about love and the human experience.- Wynonna JuddEach song is a lifetime, it begins and ends, and there’s a journey taken within the songs.- Leif Garrett
25Musicians about journeys The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.- EnyaThere is no formula to it.Writing every song is a littlejourney. The first note hasto lift you.
26Musicians about journeys Without music, life is a journey through a desert Pat ConroyThe truth is of course is thatthere is no journey. We arearriving and departing all atthe same time.- David Bowie
27Novelists about journeys Our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.- Don Williams Jnr.It is good to have an end tojourney toward, but it is thejourney that matters in theend.- Ursula LeGuin
28Novelists about journeys At no time are we ever in such complete possession of a journey, down to its last nook and cranny, as when we are busy with preparations for it.- Yukio MishimaA journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.- John Steinbeck
29Novelists about journeys We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.- Marcel Proust
30Writing about The Journey You will be expected to compose your ownoriginal piece of writing based on TheJourney Context.It could be personal, imaginative or creative.An intelligent piece should consider both:Literal (external)Metaphorical (internal)Journeys
31Writing about The Journey Your piece should:Establish the status quoOutline the impetus for the journeyDescribe the preparation for the journey
32Writing about The Journey Stopping points and events should bedescribed in the journey.Use symbolsReflect on these incidencesReflect on these pauses in the journey
33Writing about The Journey Mention others in your journeyMentorsPeople you meet along the wayInteresting distracting peoplePossible or real villainsReflect on their impact on the protagonist
34Writing about The Journey Include obstacles or problems encounteredalong the way.Use symbolsReflect on the impact these have on theprotagonist.
35Writing about The Journey Confront your protagonist with choices.Make decisions during The Journey.
36Writing about The Journey Arriving at your destinationHave you ended up in a different place?How different is this a place from whereyou started?Reflect on the nature ofthe journey.How has the protagonistchanged?
37A saying about journeys: A journey presents new ways of looking and seeing.