Was the concept of the animated natural forces abstract ?

Discuss the September 2014 book of the month, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
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Was the concept of the animated natural forces abstract ?

Post by Mary queen » 09 Mar 2017, 07:21

I really found the wind, desert and the sun talking in the book!

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Post by Crazybud » 23 Apr 2018, 07:16

I found it discouraging actually. The unrealistic aspects of the book came unexpectedly and lessened my overall love for the book.
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Post by garima597 » 14 Jul 2018, 02:36

I find the concept new and my suggestion on this topic will be that it actually represents different personalities in our lives who help in one or other way to find our legend.
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Post by Sen_Suzumiya » 06 Sep 2018, 13:39

I think it was symbolic and very beautiful, something like the "little prince".
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Post by Doug Jones » 02 Oct 2018, 12:36

They were really talking to Santiago. It was Santiago using the Soul of the World to fulfill his Personal Legend. While it's certainly more fantastical than the book had been up to that point, it is consistent with the theme being explored about the Soul of the World uniting nature.

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Post by Shalu1707 » 05 Nov 2018, 07:53

I think it was symbolic of something like you can achieve anything if you believe enough to put your heart into it.

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