The Alchemist Study Guide

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Paulo Coelho: Biography, Books & Quotes

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Work through this ''The Alchemist'' Study Guide course at your own pace to review the most important literary elements of the novel. The course's engaging lessons and quizzes can be used as effective test prep materials, homework help tools and supplemental teaching resources.
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6 chapters in The Alchemist Study Guide

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Ch 1. The Alchemist Literary Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[224183].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Paulo Coelho: Biography, Books & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: Summary, Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54428].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54428].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Alchemist Setting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224187].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224187].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Alchemist Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Flashcards - The Alchemist Vocabulary Flashcards
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Ch 2. The Alchemist Literary Analysis {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[224193].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Alchemist Literary Criticism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224195].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224195].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Alchemist Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Alchemist Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Symbols in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Personal Legend in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Omens in the Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224205].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224205].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - The Emerald Tablet in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224207].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224207].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - The Alchemist Conflict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Alchemist Climax Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Alchemist: Character Traits & Archetypes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Soul of the World in the Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Santiago in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Fatima in The Alchemist: Character Traits & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224221].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224221].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Coptic Monk in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Shopkeeper in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Melchizedek in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - The Englishman in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Alchemist in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Flashcards - The Alchemist Character List & Flashcards
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Ch 4. The Alchemist Quotes {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[224235].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Alchemist Love Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Quotes About Fear in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Quotes About Destiny in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224241].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224241].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Quotes About Dreams in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Quotes About Death in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224245].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224245].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Desert Quotes in The Alchemist Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224247].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224247].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. The Alchemist Chapter Summaries {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[224249].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Alchemist Chapter 1 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Alchemist Chapter 2 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224253].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224253].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Alchemist Chapter 3 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Alchemist Chapter 4 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224257].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224257].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Alchemist Chapter 5 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Alchemist Chapter 6 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - The Alchemist Chapter 7 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - The Alchemist Chapter 8 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - The Alchemist Chapter 9 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - The Alchemist Chapter 10 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - The Alchemist Chapter 11 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224271].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224271].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - The Alchemist Chapter 12 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 13 - The Alchemist Chapter 13 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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