The Alchemist

The Alchemist

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  • Rising Action 
  • Climax 
  • Santiago, a shepherd living ln spain, has a reacurring dream about finding treasure at the egyptian pyramids and goes to a gypsy in Tarifa  to interpret his dream and she says that if he does find his treasure to give her 1/10 of it. He meets an old king named Melchizedek that says Santiago needs to find the treasure because that is Santiago's personal legend. Santiago gives the king 6 of his sheep and sells the others to a friend so he could go to Africa .
  • Santiago arives in  Africa and meets someone in a bar, who he thought was a friend was actually a thief and steals all his money in a market place by saying he was going to buy him camels so they could get across the desert, so he works for a crystal merchant for a year to get enough money to continue his journey across the dessert.  Santiago meets an english man who wants to find an alchiemist and they go an a caravan and it stops at an oasis due to tribal wars. 
  • Resolution
  •  At the oasis he meets an alchemist who comes with him on his journey and teaches him about alchemy . He also meets a girl named fatima who he falls in love with and has to leave her behind.  Santiago sells his camels to buy horses. The alchemist And sasntiago head off to to the pyrimids on the horses.  Along the way They run into tribesmen and santiago has to turn himself into wind or he will be killed.
  • Charater Development 
  • The alchemist and Santiago go to a monastary and asks the alchemist asks if he could ask his kitchen. He uses it to turns lead into gold and splits it into 4 parts, he gives a part to santiago, a part to the monk, a part to himself, and the last part to the monk in case santiago gets his money stolen again and needs it. The alchemist and santiago part ways, santiago continues going to the egyption pyrimids. He arrives at the egyptian pyrimids and is robbed and beaten . The thiefs tell him about a reacurring  dream they had about treasure in spain in an old abondoned church under a sycamore . 
  • Santiago Relizes the treasure is where he started, under a sycamore tree in the abandoned church where he slept . He goes to the monastary to get the gold the alchemist left him. He goes back to spain , he goes to sleep and when he wakes up he begins to dig out his treasure.He's Rich! He feels a kiss from Fatima in the wind and says he's coming for her. 
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