The Alchemist - Study Guide Part 2 (through page 50) Summary & Analysis

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Santiago thinks about his discussion with the old man. He is annoyed that the old man was right about his being on the verge of giving up just as he finds his destiny. Wandering around the city, he approaches a ticket seller, but he does not buy a ticket to Africa, where he knows the Egyptian pyramids are. He knows that he could buy a ticket with the money he could make from selling only one of his sheep. As he stands at the ticket window, he decides to go back to shepherding his flock. He muses that neither the old gypsy woman nor the old man understand what it means to have a flock of sheep depend on them.

As Santiago imagines staying on with his flock, the wind intensifies. He becomes envious of the wind's freedom to travel. Aware that nothing...

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