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Free Study Guide for The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

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PART TWO Summary (continued)


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Santiago goes to the huge white tent at the center of the oasis to see the tribal chieftains. The guard there brings out a young Arab dressed in white and gold. The boy tells this young man what he had seen and the man returns to the tent. They make him wait for hours during which he thinks about all that Fatima has told him, still not completely understanding what she means. Finally Santiago is brought before the eight chieftains. The most important chieftain asks him why the desert would reveal such things to a stranger and Santiago explains that he is unaccustomed to the desert and, therefore, sees things those who have always lived there might not notice.

He also thinks to himself that it was revealed to him, because he knows about the Soul of the.......

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Santiago learns two important lessons in this section: one, he learns that The Tradition of the oasis tribes is very much like the concept of the Soul of the World. It teaches men how to live and is followed very strictly; second, he learns that courage is the most essential quality of the Language of the World. Each man who seeks his Personal Legend must have the courage to face failure.........


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The next morning 500 tribal warriors enter the oasis with weapons hidden in their clothing. They find the center tent empty where they would have attacked the chieftains and then they are surrounded by 2000 men who lived on the oasis. Within a half hour, all but........

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In this section, two lessons are presented: one involves the importance of following The Tradition, or the rules by which men live. It is never to be violated and the consequences of doing so are terrible; the second lesson involves........

The complete study guide is currently available as a downloadable PDF, RTF, or MS Word DOC file from the PinkMonkey MonkeyNotes download store. The complete study guide contains summaries and notes for all of the chapters; detailed analysis of the themes, plot structure, and characters; important quotations and analysis; detailed analysis of symbolism, motifs, and imagery; a key facts summary; detailed analysis of the use of foreshadowing and irony; a multiple-choice quiz, and suggested book report ideas and essay topics.

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