He got tired and decided to sit down to took a rest. After few minitues later Santiago saw an old man at the corner. When he saw this man, he could felt that this old man was the true man to ask question. Santiago went to old man and said: hello my name is Santiago, I am triying to find womens and childs who abducted in my village. Did you saw them in there?
In the novel “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho there is a young shepherd named Santiago who is in search for his personal legend. Santiago’s personal legend is to find the treasure at the pyramids. Throughout his journey, there are a lot of emotions especially the emotion fear. Santiago encountered a lot of challenges like crossing the desert, being in a war and turning himself into the wind. He learned the different levels of fear; fearing fear, being in fear, and overcoming fear.
Santiago, Melchizedek, the Englishman, and the Alchemist himself play a very big role in the novel, “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. Santiago begins to have a reoccurring dream about going after his personal legend and going to the pyramids to find treasure. He goes to a gypsy to help interpret his dream more in depth. As she convinces him to follow his personal legend he meets an old man by the name of Melchizedek who is the king of Salem and pushes him to go after his dream and also gives him two stones that help him read omens. After he begins his journey to find his personal legend he gets robbed and works for a crystal merchant for a year.
Paulo Coelho, the author of The Alchemist tells the story of Santiago a Shepard whose life changes once he finds out about a treasure from his frequent dreams and meets a strange man who helps him to start his personal legend. On Santiago’s journey he starts to see the hidden meanings behind daily life creating the thesis that through seeing and understanding symbols behind the world people can learn about their own personal legend and live life to the fullest. Santiago’s life starts out all about his sheep, he chose to be a shepherd, so he could travel and meet new people. Santiago’s job is to take care of the sheep, but the sheep have more meaning in the story. The sheep represent how he is comfortable in his life and how he is questioning his frequent dream, to sacrifice his comfortable life to find this treasure or to continue without taking the risk.
The Alchemist is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho which was written in 1988 AD. Frist it was written in Portuguese language then it became an bestseller worldwide.Then it was translated into 70 languages worldwide. A teo levels of meaninf novel, The Alchemist ia about a Andalusian shepherd on his journey to Egypt, after having a recurring dream of finding treasure in Egypt.The characters of this novel are Te Alchemist himself,Santiafo,The crystal merchant,Melchixedek,the english men and Fatima. A dream troubles Santiago, a young and adventurous Andalusian shepherd. He has the dream every time he sleeps under a sycamore tree that grows out of the ruins of a church.
This is situationally ironic because further in the story Santiago returns to this broken place only to discover the treasure was beneath him all along. Santiago had the same dream underneath the tree of finding treasure at the Pyramids of Egypt, he travels a long journey and finally arrives. When Santiago diggs for the treasure two men approach him and beat him sharing that they too had a dream of finding treasure in an abandoned building under a sycamore tree. Santiago then fled back to Spain and returned to where it all began only to discover that all along the treasure was beneath the tree. Santiago had the same dream underneath the tree, finding treasure at the Pyramids of Egypt, he travels a long journey and finally arrives.
The book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is about a boy named Santiago and his journey to achieve his personal legend. Santiago meets many people during his journey including a palm reader, old man, thief, crystal merchant, girl, and an alchemist. As he travels to achieve on his journey he has to overcome many obstacles and travel a great distance. As he meets people and overcomes obstacles he learns things that he need to learn to achieve his personal legend. Paulo Coelho uses the charters Santiago, the crystal merchant, the Englishmen and Fatima to explore the theme of a dream can come true if one never gives up on pursuing it.
“The Alchemist” is a novel written by Paulo Coelho in 1988. Regarded as a Coelho’s best novel, it captures the elixir of life through the view of a sanguine Spanish Shepard. Set in a forsaken church in Spain at night; the young Shepard Santiago tastes the exquisite sensation of a compelling dream. He dreams that a young lady tells him about a hidden treasure near the Egyptian pyramids. After the dream recurs more than once, Santiago decides to consult an old man and an old woman who tells him that his dream is prophetic and that he must abide by its directions.
Therefore in the Alchemist, the most important thing is personal legend. Everything is based off Santiago’s personal legend, if he wouldn’t of became a shepherd the book wouldn’t be all about him following his personal legend and trying to figure out what his was. Santiago has to figure out a bunch of new things that lend his to his personal
One of the best and most evident items of symbolism within the story is Santiago’s bravery. Later within the story the reader is shown that although the old man is hurt inside, by their marks that the other men create, he doesn't allow them to see his aggravation, instead he makes a promise to himself that he can catch an oversized