The Alchemist

The Alchemist - The Alchemist The Alchemist is a renowned...

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The Alchemist The Alchemist is a renowned novel written by Paulo Coelho. This narrative takes the reader along on a journey with a Shepard named Santiago. Santiago has a recurring dream that urged him to go to the Pyramids in Egypt, where he will find his treasure. Because he was bewildered by his dream, Santiago decided to visit a gypsy to decipher it. What started out as a visit to a gypsy developed into a mission to search for his Personal Legend. During Santiago’s expedition, he encountered several characters who played a vital role in aiding Santiago’s search. The following quoted passages reflect the theme, conflict and main character of the novel. Paulo Coelho urges his readers to follow their dreams and to not forsaken their destinies. According to The Alchemist, each individual possesses a Personal Legend. When someone is born, he or she has a Personal Legend meant to be fulfilled; this is a direct avenue to happiness. Santiago’s Personal Legend is to travel to the pyramids in Egypt to find his treasure. By the end of the novel, after following many omens, Santiago found it; he discovered a case of gold coins. Furthermore, the journey itself can be considered the treasure because of the discoveries he made along the way and the knowledge he
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