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Free Study Guide for The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

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CHAPTER SUMMARY THE ALCHEMIST BY PAUL COELHO

PART TWO Summary (continued)


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As the boy packs his things with no intention of using the money for anything other than the sheep, the two stones, Urim and Thummim, fall out of his shepherd’s pack. They remind him that the king had said, “Never stop dreaming. Follow the omens.” He is also reminded that the sheep has taught......

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The two stones falling out of Santiago’s pack are omens of the future and so foreshadow his.....

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At the same time, an Englishman sits in a corral near the supplier’s warehouse. He has spent ten years at a university and now finds himself in only in such a disgusting place. His studies had been aimed at finding the one true language of the universe and he, like Santiago, believes in omens. Now, he is studying alchemy, but he .......

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The Englishman is another character who will provide an example to Santiago to either follow or reject. He is.......

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However, as Santiago (the boy who speaks Spanish) tries to engage the Englishman in conversation, he gets nowhere. The man wants to be allowed to study his books. It’s only when the boy takes out Urim and Thummim that he gets the man’s attention. He tells the man that he got them from a king and then the.......

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Here we are given information about the universal language whose basis is luck and coincidence. It works here........

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