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    Santiago guides his flock throughout the fields of Andalusia. He finds an old abandoned church and churchyard where he and his flock can spend the night. He sleeps on the stone floor using his book as a pillow. He anticipates his approach the Andalusian village where, one year prior, he met a merchant's daughter. Santiago and his flock approach the town. He has been herding this flock for two years. He often reflects about what he has learned from his sheep and what they have learned from him. He

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    FullMetlal Alchemist and Daoism

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    Alchemy Real Alchemy and the Alchemy used in Fullmetal Alchemist both start with similar bases, Chemistry. Though, in Fullmetal Alchemist the use of chemical science is only scene a few times, for example when Edward and Alphonse were attempting to bring back their mother, but even if not shown the thought is still there in the Law of Equivalent exchange. In the scene I stated above, they used a series of elements that a human body is made up of, they then mix these ingredients to help with the bases

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    When the story of Saint Cecilia was finished and the company continued on their journey, they came across two men. One of them was clad all in black and had been traveling quickly on their horses; the narrator believes that he must be a canon (an alchemist). The Canon's Yeoman said that they wished to join the company on their journey, for they had heard of their tales. The Host asked if the Canon could tell a tale, and the Yeoman answers that the Canon knows tales of mirth and jollity, and is a man

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    The Alchemist

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    In The Alchemist there were obviously many characteristics,one of them being hard work. In this work hard work was displayed as putting effort but also making your mind also work hard. For example Santiago showed this by helping the crystal merchant expand and make his shop popular as it was when he first opened it. Before that event he was a shepherd and of course that required a lot of work. For example, he made his internal self work hard when he embarked on the journey, and he had to thoroughly

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    The Alchemist

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    “Follow your heart and make it your decision”(Hamm). The Alchemist is about a shepherd named Santiago who goes on a journey to find his Personal Legend. He goes through different trials that puts him to the test and makes him consider not taking his journey, but he pays attention to the omens and his heart. He learns that by letting his heart lead him it will help him find his personal legend. This story expresses its theme through three different literary elements. These three elements are conflict

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    The Alchemist

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    last our humble host did single out The Alchemist, who continued moping about. His hair unkempt, same as the robe on his back. Glasses wore he for good eyesight he did lack. He appeared uncertain but rode with the crowd, Much time did pass since he spoke aloud, And been with company numerous as we. The host resolved this by calling to the young he. “Our Alchemist friend, what would you say? Won’t you share a tale with us on this day?” Taken aback, the alchemist replied, “I’ll speak the truth, though

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    The Alchemist

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    Throughout our lives we all must take ‘journeys’ of sorts to figure out who we are, lessons about life, or who we want to be. Both The Alchemist and The Christmas Carol follow men on two very different journeys they must take to learn lessons about their lives. The Alchemist is about a young man, Santiago, who has set out to find the treasure that he saw in his dreams and his own Personal Legend. In the Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge is mean greedy man that is visited by three ghosts, the Ghost

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    The Alchemist

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    wanted to happen bad enough, there has always been a way for me to achieve that goal. Or an alternative that could be more beneficial appears. Except, I wouldn't quite call it the Soul of the World. I'd call it the will of God. Both Santiago in "The Alchemist" and the priest's son in "The Water's of Babylon" worked with the Soul of the World or the will of God. Whatever one calls it, the Soul of the World or the will of God, it is an unstoppable force. If there is a will there is a way. 	Santiago's

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    Alchemist

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    3 Spanish Coins...Though they have been spent they remind me that my father had somewhat approved of my desires to travel. He had told me that had he not been responsible for a family he too would have liked to travel and that he is would like me to use the 3 spanish coin to buy myself a flock of sheep and travel the land. And though the coins are simply material wealth, the fact my father had given them to me was not only omen that I would be able to travel but a sign that he had approved og my

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    The book “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho is about a little shepherd boy name Santiago wants to travel the world instead of become a priest like his parents want him to be. One day, he sleeps under a sycamore tree that grows in a church, and he has a dream about a child telling him to seek for treasure at the bottom of the Egyptian pyramids. After that, Santiago went to a gypsy woman to interpret the dream, and she tells him to go to Egypt. Then Santiago runs into a mysterious old man named Melchizedek

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