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Essay | The Alchemist

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The Alchemist

Summary: The Alchemist by Paulo Cohelo. A look into the journeys of life and how they are portrayed in the book.
The Alchemist

Journey is defined by Webster's dictionary (2004) as the act of traveling from one location to another, a trip, in other words. One states that while on this journey from wherever an individual is to wherever it is the individual may be going, that one gains a sense of identity. Although some journey's may be as hard as traveling to a foreign land, and some journey's as simple as walking to the corner store to buy milk, with each journey either difficult or effortless one learns about the world around them and in turn learns more about oneself. On a journey a man may find that he losses his old self with new knowledge and in turn becomes a new man from all he has gained on his journey. Northrop Frye further explains this theory in his novel "The Educated Imagination" as he states that "the story...

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