The Goldmacher is a fantastic adventure of a boy living for his dream, which is his " Personal Legend”. Many archetypes were exposed in the account such as the main character, the smart old man, great aid, the journey, and rags to riches. These archetypes help create the story, The Alchemist.
The leading man is the main character Santiago because he has made the selection to sacrifice his life for his own Legend. This individual wanted to live the life of your shepherd but gave that up to search for his Personal Tale, which was to find treasure on the Pyramids in Egypt. He chased that a person desire and forgot about everything else. If he asked other folks about the treasure, he promised these people that he'd give them an integral part of his prosperity when he locates his prize. " 'Give me one-tenth of your sheep, ' explained the old man, ‘and I am going to tell you how to locate the invisible treasure'” (Coelho 20) says that Santiago was willing to give up his sheep for information to chase his wish. The wise old man was Melchizedek. He was the full of Salem. Melchizedek was your one who came to Santiago and helped him start his journey. Santiago trusted this man following Melchizedek look at the book about Personal Tales and realized it. Likewise, he showed Santiago his golden breasts plate, which in turn caught Santiago's eye. After Melchizedek offered him data, Santiago was forced to pay out Melchizedek one-tenth of his sheep to start out the voyage. Many things that Melchizedek performed showed that he was the wise old man because he knew many things about life. " ‘For a lot of reasons. But let's say that one of the most important is that you have succeeded in discovering your Personal Star, '” (Coelho 21) says that the most urgent action is that Santiago understood his Personal Legend. Melchizedek found that out for him and that started out Santiago's superb journey to get his value.
The goldmacher is a supernatural aid because of his mysterious ways. He's 200 years of age and is an excellent alchemist. Having been a person who understood what a Personal Legend was....