While reading the novel The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, you are going to write your own “journey” essay. Remember journey writing is not just describing steps to and from a place. It shows the learning and growth of oneself or a revelation of yourself or society.
Determine the quest, what were you aiming to achieve? How?
What plot points would be most compelling to share?
The protagonist, you or society is the lead in the plot, but are there antagonists along the way in this journey?