Comparison Of The Alchemist And Life Of Pi

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When we hold, The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho, and Life of Pi, by Yann Martel together, their big ideas argue messages that are different, but end up complimenting each other because they both have different points between religion and both believe in some sort of “God” in their life. In both books the protagonist set of for a journey of self adventure and each character learns new valuable lessons and results in having self confidence and discovering their true adventurous and powerful self.
In The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Santiago wanted to give up but had encouragement to keep going, throughout his journey he had many people around him telling him to continue and to fight so he can complete his personal legend, Fatima was his true …show more content…

In the Alchemist Santiago has a recurring dream which sets him off to find treasure in the pyramids, and he believes it's his personal legend, and he must complete it. Santiago learned no heart suffers while it pursues its dreams. Fear acts as the biggest motivation to achieving one’s Personal Legend. As Santiago faces many obstacles, he is tempted to leave his journey and turn back. Santiago was afraid to turn back and abandon his journey and lose everything he had, but he was also afraid of continuing and losing his family and Fatima. “We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it’s our life or our possessions or our property.” In Life of Pi, Pi went on a journey of self adventure and accomplishment, throughout the journey a Bengal Tiger for company and in the process discovering himself, faith and God. “You must take life the way it comes at you and make the best of it.” Pi learned many valuable lessons on his journey such as If you believe in everything, you will end up not believing in anything at all. Listening to all sorts of advice will harm your chances and cause delay in reaching your end goal. Pi has learned to have many obstacles thrown at him and he's dealt with all of the with his tiger as a companion on his lifeboat. Pi learned to solve problems and find his way back to safety and completed his journey of self accomplishment and adventure. In

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