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What are 5 major events that occur in the first section of The Alchemist?

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The five major events that dominate the first section of this powerful book are, in order:

1) The dream that Santiago has repeatedly of a child telling him to seek treasure at the foot of the Egyptian pyramids. Significantly, Santiago has this dream when he sleeps underneath a particular sycamore tree.

2) Santiago goes to a gyspy woman to interpret the dream for him, and, much to his surprise, she tells him to go to Egypt and pursue his dream.


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