The alchemist essaysThe book The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is about following your dreams. It explains what a personal legend is and how it will effect some ones life. The book is about a shepherd following his personal legend and how every one helps him. The concept of personal legend is depicte.
How does Santiago’s spiritual journey parallel the alchemist’s practice of transforming metal into gold? What are the weaknesses that Santiago sees in his flock of sheep, and how do they relate to the weaknesses of human beings who fail to pursue their Personal Legends?