The Alchemist

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When Santiago and the alchemist are taken prisoner by a hostile tribe, the alchemist barters for their release and uses as leverage the opportunity to see Santiago turn himself into the wind. Santiago then listens to his heart, which allows him to speak to the desert, the wind, and the sun, as he tries to learn how to transform himself. Santiago speaks to the sun, and it speaks to him about the creation of everything. The sun tells him to pray to “the hand that wrote all” in order to achieve his transformation.
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The Sun Character Timeline in The Alchemist

The timeline below shows where the character The Sun appears in The Alchemist. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part Two
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The Interconnectedness of All Things Theme Icon
Santiago next speaks to the sun , saying that he has learned from the wind that the sun knows about love.... (full context)
The Pursuit of Your Personal Legend Theme Icon
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The Interconnectedness of All Things Theme Icon
Alchemy and the Value of Simplicity Theme Icon
...love is the transformative force. The desert is static, the wind is always moving, and the sun sees everything from a remove. Santiago has now realized that the Soul of the World... (full context)
The Pursuit of Your Personal Legend Theme Icon
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The Interconnectedness of All Things Theme Icon
Alchemy and the Value of Simplicity Theme Icon
The Unimportance of Death and Fear Theme Icon
...prayer from his heart filled with love. Santiago understands that the desert, the wind, and the sun are seeking the same thing as he is, which is to understand the signs written... (full context)