Legend

Legend Of Penyusuk Beach

Legend Of Penyusuk Beach

Legend Of Penyusuk Beach

Legend Of Penyusuk Beach

      Once upon a time, there were a king and his queen who lived in the kingdom of Belinyu. They lived happily. All the royal people loved them because they ruled their kingdom wisely.  But unfortunately, they had not been blessed with children. That’s why the King and the queen really hoped to get a child as the successor to the royal throne. Until one night, the queen had a dream of meeting a turtle. It said that the queen would have a baby.  (Also read : THE LEGEND OF REOG PONOROGO)

      “O, Queen, don’t be sad. You have to be happy because soon you will have a daughter. If your baby is born, give this Komala necklace to your child, “said the Turtle.

      The queen was very happy to hear the news. She also received the turtle gift necklace with flowers. Then she woke up from her dream and found the Komala Necklace in her hand. She then told her dream to the King. The king was very happy to hear it. They are very happy because the long wait to have a child would finally come true. read more

The Legend of Situ Bagendit

The Legend of Situ Bagendit

The Legend of Situ Bagendit

The Legend of Situ Bagendit

      Once upon a time, there lived a rich widow named Nyai Bagendit. She was the richest person in the village. She had a very big house filled with a lot of jewelry. She also had many servants working for her. Nyai Bagendit was also known for her bad attitude. However, she did not like to help others Whenever the villagers needed some money, they borrowed the money from her. However, when they returned it, the villagers had to pay double. If they were not able to return the debt, Nyai Bagedit would ask her servants to take the villagers belongings. Nyai Bagendit also hated beggars. She thought that beggars were lazy people. She never felt sorry to any beggars coming to her house. (Also read : Prince and Little Mouse )

      One day, an old woman beggar came to Nyai Bagendit’s house and asked for some money and some food. Of course, she immediately refused to give the money or the food.

      “Go away! You are really lazy old woman! Go out of my house!” read more

Kinds of Narrative Text

Kinds of Narrative Text

Kinds of Narrative Text

Kinds of Narrative Text

      After discussing definition, generic structure and language feature of Narrative Text in previous post, now we want to continue discussing about Narrative Text. In this case we want to discuss about some Kinds Text of Narrative, they are:

1. Myth

      A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people.  A story of great but unknown age which originally embodied a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; an ancient legend of a god, a hero, the origin of a race, etc.; a wonder story of prehistoric origin; a popular fable which is, or has been, received as historical. (Also read : Banana Tree an Example of Report Text)                                                                                                   

Example of Myth :

  • The Story of Batara Kala Swallowed Sun
  • The Myth Of Malin Kundang

2. Legends

      Legends also stories that have been made, but they are different from the myth. myth reply questions about the workings of nature, and is set in a time long ago, before written history. Legend of the people and the actions or deeds. People are living in a more recent and is mentioned in history. Stories submitted for the purpose and is based on the facts, but they do not really exist. (Also read other article at : My Weakness in the Dark) read more

The Legend of Ruai Bird from West Kalimantan

The Legend of Ruai Bird from West Kalimantan

The Legend of Ruai Bird from West Kalimantan

      Long time ago in West Kalimantan, there was a kingdom which it located near the Bawang Mountain and Ruai Mountain. The King had seven little girls. Unhappily, the queen had actually passed away. The king did not intend to remarry. (Also read : Legend Of Sendang Sani)

      The seven daughters were beautiful. Nevertheless, the youngest little girl was one of the most stunning. She was likewise the kindest. She commonly helped other individuals. Her sisters were significantly different. They were lazy. They additionally had attitude problem. They were cruel to individuals.

      The king knew about this different characteristic between his youngest daughter and his six older daughters. So he learnt about his daughters’ practices. He typically advised his older child to practices. He commonly advised his older little girls to behave like the youngest little girl. Regretfully, they never heard the king’s advice. They hated their youngest sibling due to the fact that the king commonly praised her excellent behavior. read more

Legend Of Sendang Sani

Legend Of Sendang Sani

Legend Of Sendang Sani

      One day, Sunan Kalijaga planned to visit Sunan Muria in Pati, Central java province. He asked his friend, Ki Rangga, to go with him. Several servants also joined them to carry their luggage. After every things prepared, they began walking to Sunan Muria’s house. (also read : The Legend of Shut Eye Island)

      Several hours their travel, Ki Rangga felt tired. He was embarrassed to walk together with Sunan Kalijaga because Sunan kalijaga did not look tired when Ki Rangga was very tired and thirsty. Knowing the condition of Ki Rangga, Finally, Sunan Kalijaga asked Ki Rangga to take a rest under a big tree. It was time for the Zuhur prayer. But there was no water around to clean up or “wudhu”. Ki rangga was confused. He told Sunan Kalijaga about it.

      On smiling, Sunan Kalijaga then said, “We should pray for Allah for water. Now you must guard this big tree, Ki Rangga, it might bring water to us. But remember! Everything happens because of Allah SWT. Don’t act alone. You have to inform me when water comes out. I will be behind that hill,” read more

The Legend of Shut Eye Island

The Legend of Shut Eye Island

The Legend of Shut Eye Island

      Long time ago there was an old blind man who lived in the Shut Eye Island (Pulau Timbun Mata), Sabah, Malaysia. Every day he used to sit in the sun outside his house for looking after paddy which his son had placed there to dry. Whenever there were chickens came to eat the paddy, he used a long stick to bang the ground to chase them away.

      One day, his grandson played a trick on him. He caught a couple of crabs on the river and placed them on the paddy. Because of their movement, it made a noise just like chickens eating the paddy. (also read : Folklore of Loke Nggerang)

“What’s that?” asked the old man in astonished face.

“Don’t you know, grand pa?” his grandson replied. “Some chickens are eating the paddy.”

      Hearing the information from his grandson, the old man banged on the ground with his stick. But the crabs were not frightened because they did not understand what this sound meant. So they continued to eat the paddy.

“Ha, ha, Ha!” laughed the boy. read more

The legend of Roro Kuning

The legend of Roro Kuning

The legend of Roro Kuning

The legend of Roro Kuning

        Have you gone to Roro Kuning Waterfall? If you have done, we believe you have enjoyed it. Here, however, we will share about the legend of RORO KUNING Waterfall. We do this because we want to give information about the origin of the name of the waterfall. (also read : THE LEGEND OF RORO MENDUT)

Here is the story of legend of Roro Kuning Waterfall:

        Once upon a time in Kediri Kingdom, there was a princess. Her name was Dewi Ruting. She also known as Dewi Kilisuci. She was very beautiful, however, she had suffered from a stranger sickness for all her life. She never stopped having menstrual sickness. So, she had fishy smell. That’s why, there were nobody proposing her, even prince or knight to propose her as his wife although she was the daughter of King Kediri.

        One day, her father, the king of Kediri Kingdom, Lembu Amiluhur said to his daughter, “My princess, Kilisuci, in my opinion, it’s better you go to someone who can cure your problem.”

        “But, where should I go …, My father?” asked Dewi Kilisuci. read more

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

The Legend of Kastoba Lake

        Have you ever gone to Bawean Island? If you have, I’m sure you also have known about Kastoba Lake. However, here I want to share about the legend of Kastoba Lake. (also read : The Legend of Toba Lake)

Below is the story of the legend of Kastoba lake:

         Once upon a time there was a kingdom in Majeti Island (Old Bawean Island). The kingdom was reigned by Goblin. Every creature on this island obeyed him. The ruler of this island was very popular and respected by other kingdom surrounding of this this kingdom as he had a powerful strength for he had a virtuous tree, that they called this tree as Kastoba Tree.

        One day, the king ordered his trusted crew to call a female and male black raven to come over him. When the ravens were present, the Goblin said: “Hi Ravens, I am giving you a new hard assignment, are you going to do this assignment?”. They answered: “Yes we are, You Majesty”. The King trusted them as they used to succeed for any assignment. The King asked them to be quiet to anyone about what he was about to say and order. And both ravens agreed.  The King explained that their kingdom had a virtuous tree, and because of this tree, the kingdom was well respected. The tree’s name was Kastoba Tree. The root, stalk, leaves and branch were useful to solve any bad luck or disaster. One leave of the tree even could heal various diseases. Its flower could make body immune from anything. Finally, he asked both ravens to protect the tree from anyone that knew the virtue of the tree. (Also read other article at : Soal Pilihan Ganda Narrative Text) read more

Crying Stone Legend

Crying Stone Legend

Crying Stone Legend

        One more story will be posted in this occasion, this is about Crying Stone Legend. I hope the story of Crying Stone Legend is not only as entertainment but it is also as education us. And below is the complete story of Crying Stone Legend. (also read : The Legend of Mount Kelud)

The Crying Stone Legend.

        Once upon a time in a small village in Kalimantan, there lived an old widow. She lived with her daughter. Her daughter was a beautiful girl. However, she had a bad personality. She was an arrogant and lazy girl. She never helped her mother do the housework. She also did not care about what her mother’s problem. Every day, she put make up and wore her best clothes. She used to desire to be seen as a rich and beautiful girl.

        One day, the old widow and her daughter went to the market. They wanted to buy something in the market. The location of the market was really a long way from their house, so they had to walk miles away. At first, actually, her daughter refused to accompany her mother, but finally she agreed in one condition. “I’ll go with you, but you must walk behind me,” said the daughter to her mother. She didn’t want to walk side by side with her mother. Although her mother was very sad, she agreed to walk behind her daughter. read more

The Legend of Sedudo Waterfall

The Legend of Sedudo Waterfall

The Legend of Sedudo Waterfall

The Legend of Sedudo Waterfall

        In this occasion I would like to tell about The Legend of Sedudo Waterfalll. The story of The Legend of Sedudo Waterfall is about the effect of different principle of the couple. The content of The Legend Of Sedudo Waterfall can be read as below. (Also read : Unlucky Great Inventor)

The Legend Of Sedudo Waterfall

        Long – long time ago, there lived a couple. They were a young man and a young woman as a family in resident of Berbek. He was very handsome and his wife was a beautiful woman. They were actually a rich couple but they were unhappy family. They had main difficult problem about the principle of life. Her thought that life was from the GOD and would be back to the GOD. Everything was for the GOD. Properties and goods were not importance for him. But his wife thought that life was for being happy, rich and properties was very importance. Everything was for herself.

        Days by days they tried to solve their problem. However, they couldn’t solve those problem. Finally they came to a great man in Kuncir and they were suggested to do the best, worked hard without thinking about the result. They went back and did them all. (Also read other article at : Present Perfect My Whole Life) read more