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    “Fullmetal Alchemist” by Hiromu Arakawa is a book that perfectly reflects on human behaviour, and though does contain fictional content, makes many references to real world struggles and issues. It deals with small, more intimate issues like doubt of your loved ones, but also reflects on international issues like racism. It is a story that teaches us to not be too quick to react. It teaches us that we should not yearn for the past, and aim for a future where we will not have anything to yearn for

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    The term gothic serves as the ideal backdrop for a literary era of suspense, mystery, and terror. A haunted mansion bursting with secrets, a naïve helpless heroine, and the male hero that saves the day are all quintessentially gothic. When Ellen Moers first coined the term “Female Gothic” in her 1976 book, Literary Women, she defined it as “the work that women writers have done in the literary mode that, since the eighteenth century have been termed Gothic” (Moers). Her argument that Female Gothic

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    The novel under comprehension and reading analysis is titled “The Alchemist”. The story is written by Paulo Coelho, a 67 year old Brazilian native, born in Rio de Janeiro. Originally copyrighted in the year 1988, Coelho written “The Alchemist” in his native language Portuguese. The novel was published and translated into English by the HarperCollins Publishers company in 1993. It is an adventure-fiction genre piece, involved with historical, religious, and physiological references. It is also referred

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    The Alchemist "A Fable About Following Your Dreams." By Paulo Coelho The Alchemist I. Life of the Author Paulo Coelho was born on 1947, Brazilian writer, best known for mystical fables told in simple yet symbolic language. He has received wide popular acclaim both in Brazil and internationally for his work about spiritual quests of self-discovery. Written in Portuguese, Coelho’s books have been translated into many languages. Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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    Gary Puente Title: The Alchemist Author: Paulo Coelho Date: 9/6/12 Quotes: “Whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it 's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It 's your mission on earth.” (Melchizedek) “We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it’s our life or our possessions or our property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same

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    A book with powerful and inspirational messages that bring hope and feed our souls with positivism. The Alchemist book was written by Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian man who managed to inspired many people to achieve their goals. The Alchemist was published for the first time in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro. This inspirational book was translated in many languages because was so popular around the world. In the book, Coelho resembles himself as Santiago, the main character, who despite of many advisements, he

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    The term gothic serves as the ideal backdrop for a literary era of suspense, mystery, and terror. A haunted mansion bursting with secrets, a naïve helpless heroine, and the male hero that saves the day are all quintessentially gothic. When Ellen Moers first coined the term “Female Gothic” in her 1976 book, Literary Women, she defined it as “the work that women writers have done in the literary mode that, since the eighteenth century have been termed Gothic” (Moers). Her argument that Female Gothic

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    This essay is going to be on the book the alchemist, written by Paulo Coelho. Some say that the alchemist is one of his greatest books. This is due to all the the ideas of having a dream, or Personal Legend, and going through obstacles to conquer it. So this book begins in a small town with the main character, a little shepherd boy by the name of Santiago. He is very educated because he went to school at a church and learn how to read. You see in the beginning of the book that he enjoys to

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    Author Paulo Coelho employs a number of stylistic techniques in The Alchemist in order to communicate the core didactic theme of the importance of fulfilling one’s Personal Legends. Readers are educated on the danger of fear, the treasures gained along the journey, the ideology of continuous self-improvement and the importance of following dreams in one’s pursuit of their destiny. In order to express these relevant didactic sub-themes to readers, novel structure, narrative perspective and characterisation

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    Following your personal legend Paulo Coelho book is known around the world and is very famous. This book is based on a character known as The Alchemist .He travels with a boy who is a shepherd named Santiago to find his dream.”It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting” (Coelho 11)He helps him find his personal legend but has to go through a rigid journey first. He begins in his hometown city Andalusian in Spain and ends up traveling all the way to Egypt . One his

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