Objects & Places from The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho
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Gold Coins - Santiago's father's contribution to Santiago's treasure is this.

Ruined Old Church - This represents religion and faith. It still provides sanctuary and harbors hidden treasure, even though it is out of use.

Urim and Thummim - These are oracle stones that represent the old man's wisdom and guidance that is there if Santiago should really need it.

Treasure Chest - This represents Santiago's destiny. Symbolically, it represents Santiago's actual treasure, which is the evolution of his soul.

The Caravan - This represents the journey of life and its inherent dangers, the many types of characters met along the way and safety in numbers.

Crystal - This represents the beauty, clarity, and value that the process of alchemy creates in people and in minerals.

The Englishman's Books - These represent the life of the intellect verses the life of learning through interaction.

Santiago's Book -...

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