Referring Closely to the Essay on Going on a Journey, Give Hazlitt'S Views About the Manner in Which a Change of Place Brings About A.Change in Ideas, Opinions, and Feelings. - English (Literature in English)

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Referring closely to the essay On Going on a Journey, give Hazlitt's views about the manner in which a change of place brings about a.change in ideas, opinions, and feelings. 



Ongoing a journey is an essay written by William Hazlitt. As it's clear as its title, the essay is about the art of enjoying oneself when making a journey. From the beginning of the essay, Hazlitt makes it clear that traveling is a pleasurable experience, also he provided that to make the most of the journey we must consider these conditions, going on the journey alone, Hazlitt emphasizes on the importance of avoiding useless arguments. One should devote himself entirely to contemplation, this could only be achieved in a true mood of good thinking. Also, we have to be aware that we cannot do two things at the same time, on the contrary, we ought to concentrate on only one thing at a time. For instance, we should not argue because it will certainly spoil contemplation. This stresses the relation between loneliness and achievement, in travel man achieves peace with himself instead of quarreling with the others. Also, freedom could be felt when one is alone, it is the only way that one could contemplate wholly with nature. This will secure the full enjoyment of travel and by necessity, escaping from painful thoughts and the depressing reality. 

In spite of the romantic nature of the writer, he managed to make his language simple to suit history. That is why he arranges his ideas logically, creating a coherent structure not only does this clarify his theme, but it also achieves a deep effect on the reader. All this proves the dexterity of the writer. Moreover, it delivers his message "Going on a journey alone". For eg, If we change our place & go for vacations we feel happy and relax and if our mind is relaxed we can do many better things and its all happiness & positive energy around us.  To conclude, the writer wants to say that when we change our surroundings, environment, ambiance it gives us different feelings & mood which ultimately changes our ideas and opinion as they are interrelated.

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