In the end, it is not the destination that will be of importance, but the journey endured. A journey can either be physical, inner or imaginative. Within the close study of the novel "Empire of the sun" and supplementary tests "The Climb" and "Shrek", the composers present their understanding of journey through the use of various techniques. The variety of techniques used; highlight the common themes presented in each texts; determination and resilience. Within each text the protagonist undergoes an inner journey as a result of obstacles faced on a physical journey.
In "The Climb" sung by Miley Cyrus the protagonist is physically on a journey. To move forward in the journey the protagonist has to enable an inner change to occur. The song makes obvious the requirements of self determination and resilience in order to move forward, which uncovers the inner journey presented.