Mark Twain Essay | Physical Journeys in Literature

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Physical Journeys in Literature

Summary: In literature, travels are often used as a way for characters to gain a better understanding of themselves through personal growth. Examples from Mark Twain and Peter Skrzynecki, among others, are cited.
In literature, travels are often used as a way for characters to gain a better understanding of themselves through personal growth. Here are some examples.

`Journeys Over Land and Sea' is an informative piece that gives us a little insight on how our world has changed dramatically, the changes of all independent nations. The journeys that these explorers took aboard `pushed beyond their own boundaries to chart new lands'. The travelers that took this journey upon them conquered their personal fears of `monsters, savage weather and plummeting over the edge of the map,' thus, resulting in an example of growth. Throughout their traveling, they kept logs, records and voyage documents. Without this documentation there would be no textbooks. These documents have helped our knowledge of the world and its beings expand, we have a better understanding.

Peter Skrzynecki's collection of poems, Migrant Hostel, captures a...

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