The Alchemist (Coelho)

how does the omen change stantiago's status in the society

from the book the alchemist

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I assume that you are referring to the two dead hawks and the falcon in the oasis. I think that it represents that Santiago is capable of interpreting and understanding the soul of the world as well as the language of the world. The reading of omens in the natural world gives Santiago a special status reserved for men much more older and learned than he is.