Saturday, January 12, 2013

Contoh Narrative Text : Legend of Malin Kundang

Legend of Malin Kundang

A long time ago, in a small town beside the beach in West Sumatra, a woman and her child lived. They were Malin Kundang and her mother. Her mother was a lone parent because Malin Kundang's father had passed away when he was a baby. Malin Kundang had to reside hard with his mother.

Malin Kundang was a wholesome, dilligent, and powerful young man. He generally went to sea to apprehend fish. After getting fish he would bring it to his mother, or sold the apprehended fish in the village.

One day, when Malin Kundang was cruising, he saw a merchant's ship which was being raided by a little band of pirates. He helped the merchant. With his audacious and power, Malin Kundang defeated the pirates. The merchant was so joyous and thanked to him. In come back the merchant asked Malin Kundang to sail with him. To get a better life, Malin Kundang acquiesced. He left his mother alone.

numerous years subsequent, Malin Kundang became rich. He had a huge ship and was assisted by numerous boat crews loading trading goods. flawlessly he had a attractive wife too. When he was cruising his trading excursion, his boat set down on a beach beside a little town. The villagers identified him. The news ran fast in the village; “Malin Kundang has become rich and now he is here”.

An vintage woman ran to the beach to rendezvous the new wealthy merchant. She was Malin Kundang’s mother. She liked to hug him, released her sadness of being lonesome after so long time. Unfortunately, when the mother came, Malin Kundang who was in front of his well dressed wife and his boat crews denied gathering that old lonesome woman. For three times her mother pleaded Malin Kundang and for three times he yelled at her. At last Malin Kundang said to her "Enough, old woman! I have not ever had a mother like you, a soiled and unattractive woman!" After that he organised his crews to set sail. He would depart the vintage mother again but in that time she was full of both unhappiness and angriness.

Finally, enraged, she cursed Malin Kundang that he would turn into a pebble if he didn't apologize. Malin Kundang just laughed and actually set sail.

In the quiet ocean, abruptly a thunderstorm came. His gigantic boat was destroyed and it was too late for Malin Kundang to acknowledge. He was hurled by the signal out of his ship. He dropped on a small isle. It was actually too late for him to bypass his curse. abruptly, he turned into a stone.

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