Thesis: In The Alchemist, finding your personal legend and following your dreams are substantilly important . It is presented through the movies Freedom Writers and Soul Surfer, and the inspirational speaker, Mateusz M.
Detail one: "People who are afraid to pursue their most important dreams, because they feel that they don't deserve them, or they're unable to achieve them." (Coelho 134)
Commentary: As this video relates to this quote in The Alchemist, it shows that the student is insecure with his work and thinks he is not good enough to achieve his goals.
Detail two: "And whoever interferes with your personal legend of another thing will never discover there own." (Coelho 142)
Commentary: This quote from the movie Soul Surfer relates to The Alchemist because nothing can stop you from pursuing your personal legend or your dreams you have.
Detail 3: "There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure" (Coelho 146)
Commentary: In a specific part in this inspirational video, it talks about the fear of failure when wanting to pursue your dreams. The alchemist quote ties into this video because they both talk about facing your fears in the midst of failure.
Conclusion: Through all three pieces following your dreams and finding your personal legend are demonstrated strongly tying all three pieces together.