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Explore the ways in which fate and destiny are factors in Santiagos journey and how they contribute to the development of the plot Hint at possible messages the author is conveying in each instance you discussFate and destiny are the powers beyond ones will that settle ahead of time how things will unfold in ones journey Paulo Coelho depicts the message of fate and density in The Alchemist as the course a persons life was meant to travel on one couldnt not strive from this course and any attempt to do so always ended in advancing his fate rather than deterring it True to the norm our fate and destiny lead our journeys which is relayed through our dreams In the book The Alchemist Santiago searches for his personal legend by embarking on a journey Santiago is selling wool until one day at a plaza he meets a mysterious old man who convinces him to pursue his personal legend The old man teaches him that every person has hisher own personal legend to achieve When you want something all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it With that in mind Santiago decides to sell his sheep and travel to find the treasure Paul Coelho provides the framework to teaches us to listen to our hearts and follow our own personal legends to find our hidden treasures He speaks about the importance of seeking to fulfill our dreams for life As we grow older people begin to forget about all these wonderful aspirations that make being a child so magical We lose sight of our hopes for the future Every child has amazing fantasies of what they want to be when they grow up and Coehlo calls this our personal legend or a persons purpose for living When your personal legend is revealed to you nothing can stand in the way of
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