Pixar's Wall-E is about a robot who still works and lives on an abandoned Earth, it isn't just a boy meets girl love story. It is also about how two determined individuals try to save the Earth and preserve the last of it's beauty. WALL-E is seen to be the only one surviving plant on Earth. This shows the audience how we can inflict so much damage to our earth. The humans plant the green stem and water it. It gives the audience, and the future of Earth, some hope.
This is one of the more obvious ones, but also one of the more complicated. Games pervade the entire book—from the game of astronauts vs. buggers Peter plays with Ender, to the fantasy game Ender plays at Battle School, to the final test where Ender finds out that all along, the games were the actual war. So, in the end, war isn’t a game…but it sort of is. In relation to The Alchemist, Santiago was mislead by the wind, which lead to the greater good.
Recently this painting has been explained in quite different ways. Instead of an allegory of prudence, it has been seen as an allegory about sin and penitence. On this view, it amounts to an admission by Titian that his failure to act prudently in his youth and middle age has condemned him to lead a regretful old age. It is related to The Alchemist in the since that they both show that as a child your choice can make way for your future.