We can visualize almost everything that's been written.
The Alchemist has many archetypal themes and symbols including wise old men, women, and the nature around him. But he helped him because he was eager to learn and succeed unlike the Englishman, who wanted to discover everything through the knowledge acquired from his books.
Perhaps it is the innate human need to explain and explore the known and unknown, but to have disparate cultures in time and location find ways of explaining certain principles in such similar manner leads one to believe that there is perhaps more to myth and ritual than simple repetition of archetypal themes.
Clarke and was first published by Harper Collins Publishers in It follows a story of a boy named Santiago who is following his personal legend.
Along the way, Santiago meets characters like Melchizedek the mystical king of Salem, a gypsy fortune teller, a kindly crystal merchant, a scholarly Englishman, a lovely Arab girl named Fatima, and a year-old alchemist.
Although Laila and Miriam have a rocky start, Miriam gradually shares a new side of hers, which is full of compassion and maternity.
He symbolises spiritual attainment and understanding of the soul of the world. If you love this book, maybe give this movie a shot.