While fatima had become a part of santiagos life she wouldnt stop him from reaching his treasure. However his love for her was so great that he would come back for her after he found his treasure. This had now become a drive for santiago to finish his journey and marry fatima. Also in the aid of santiagos love was the universe, the old man at the begging of tht novel talked about the universes involvment in mans life. He said” when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."
Many people around the world interpret dreams and believe in omens as a part of their religion. In “The Alchemist,” by Paulo Coelho, the author centers the novel on the “Soul of the World”, which deals with omens, dreams and the ability to connect with God. The main character, Santiago interprets what the “soul of the world” is telling him and goes in search of his treasure. Throughout the novel Coelho reveals what the “soul of the World” means to him through imagery, personification, simile and metaphors. In “The Alchemist”, Santiago, the main character has a dream of finding treasure at the Egyptian pyramids and finds it non coincidental that this dream has occurred twice.
The chief said, “If at least one of them hasn’t been used by the end of the day tomorrow, one will be used on you” (Coelho 111). Santiago was in fear that there wasn’t a war coming and that he might die. Later in the book Santiago was asked to turn himself into the wind. The Alchemist said “He is going to transform himself into the wind, just to demonstrate his powers. If he can’t do so we humbly offer you our lives, for the honor of your tribe” (Coelho 144) Santiago felt very pressured but he didn’t fear to die this time because he knew that the universe was going to help him.
Friends, acquaintances, and even strangers arise to aid one in gaining confidence along the journey to fulfillment. Santiago, the main character from The Alchemist, heavy-heartedly explains to Fatima that he must go into the desert in order to follow his personal legend. She responds, “Before this, I always looked to the desert with longing … Now it will be with hope” (Coelho 126). This gives Santiago the confidence that he needs in his true love believing that he will return safely. Also in The Alchemist, the wise alchemist himself grants Santiago confidence when, after all he has done for Santiago, leaves him to finish his journey
The following chapters discuss other key points in his life, but even the littlest details of Sinclair’s life are not omitted from the pages. While attempting to produce other successful novels, Sinclair also stepped outside of his literacy realm by constructing Helicon Hall, a Utopian colony like home for aspiring artists to live together, and later, joining filmmakers in Hollywood. After this idea literally burned to the ground, he reached out to people around the world searching for friends for him and his wife. Due to their continuing distance, Meta was swept off her feet by another man, who Sinclair had previously befriended, leaving her former husband and son in the dust. Although many of Sinclair’s books were failures after The Jungle, he bounced back with successful stories, such as Oil!, but as his success grew, his relationship with his son strained.
Romeo rushes the decision to marry Juliet and take a new name, “I trust your words. Just call me your love, and I will take a new name. From now on I will never be Romeo again.” (2.2 50-51) Romeo and Juliet post hastily commit to marriage, without considering any of the risks that could occur. The quick decision making will continue to occur as their brain is not fully developed yet. Juliet also quickly decides to inform Romeo that they should plan for the wedding if it is meant to be, “If your intentions as a lover are truly honorable and you want to marry me, send me word tomorrow.
While Harry struggles with hearing his mother’s death and coming to terms with his godfather’s betrayal, Lupin helps him understand more about these dynamics and provides context for this information. He is personally invested and knowledgeable, and willingly offers up what he knows in order to help Harry cope with these troubling situations. He serves as a trusted source of both information and comfort, both of which Harry has lacked previously; Lupin’s actions as a mentor closely parallel those in classic Greek mythology. Athena serves as a mentor to Odysseus in The Odyssey; she uses her own wisdom and helps the hero make wise choices and succeed, as Lupin does with Harry. They are also both regarded well by many of their colleagues; though Lupin faces discrimination due to his werewolf status by many, most of his fellow teaches respect him, similar to how Athena is respected by her fellow gods.
By doing this the male is more worried about spending time with his lover in this moment, he is not thinking much about what will happen in the future. Essentially, in “A Late Aubade” the characters are living in the moment, spreading their love to each other by spending it together without worrying about the future at all. This illustrates the theme of choice because the characters decide on the choice of carpe diem by worrying about what they are going to do with each other in this moment. They are going to eat snacks together, enjoy each others company, and lay in bed the rest of the day. By deciding on this choice to do all day, they do not think much about the future of what can happen; they rather just focus on each other in the present and live in the moment.
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.
Ethan chooses his duty to Zeena over his dream with mattie he would receive when proposed with the option of moving to the West, he decides against it because of what he owes to Zeena. He doesn 't knows if she would not be able to support herself and that clouded future is why he doesn 't agreed to leave. Again, Ethan chooses between duty to Zeena and seeking his personal dream when he and Mattie were going to take their lives so they would not have to live without each other. Throughout his time with Zeena, he was forced to choose between duty to his family and his dreams. He could have left and continued his dream of being an engineer but instead he married her do to a sense of payment for what she had done for his mother.