Education English | Narrative Text : The Legend of Malin Kundang | Once upon time, there lived a family in the coastal area of Sumatra. The family consist of father, mother and a boy named Malin Kundang due to poor financial condition of the family, the father decided to make a living in the country bu wading across a vast ocean.
A week , two weeks, a month, two months and even been turned into years, father Malin Kundang not return to his hometown so that his mother had to replace the father Malin Kundang for a living. Malin Kundang including a smart kid but a bit naughty he often charsing chicken and hit him with a broom. One day when Malin Kundang is persuing a chicken she triped over a rock and injured his right arm scratched stones. The wound scar on his arm injury is one of the physical signs that appear on Malin Kundang. After growing up Malin Kundang feel sorry for his mother who worked hard tail for a living in the country side he hopes when he returned to his hometown he had became a rich. Malin Kundang express that desire to his mother. At first her mother does not agree, but because Malin Kundang pressed on finally mrs. Malin Kundang agree though with a heavy heart. After preparing supplies and equipment Malin Kundang immediately headed to the dock with essorted by his mother ‘my son if you succeded and became a wealthy man do not you forget the mother and this hometown, my boy’ said mrs. Malin Kundang while in tears.
Along the way suddenly the ship is boarded by pirates attacked Malin Kundang all merchandise traders who were on the ship saized by pirates even most of the crew and people on the ship were killed by the pirates, Malin Kundang very lucky he was not killed by the pirates, because when it happened, he was hiding in a small space enclosed by the timber. Malin Kundang adrift at sea, until finally ship was stranded on a beach with the remaining power available Malin Kundang walked to a nearby village arriving in the village, Malin Kundang helped by the village community. Villages sorry for him after he told hell is going the rough, Malin Kundang marouned villages where the village is very fertile with city and preservenance, Malin Kundang finally managed to become wealthy it has a lot of merchat ships with the fruit of more than 100 people having becomme now rich, Malin Kundang marry a girl to be his wife. Malin Kundang news that has become wealthy and have been married until well into the ear Malin Kundang’s mother . Malin Kundang ‘s mother very grateful that her son had been succesfull. Since then every day mother of Malin Kundang go to the dock waiting for his son who will probably return to his hometown. One day Malin Kundang and his wife set sail with a large and beautiful ship with the crew as well as his bodyguards Malin Kundang’s mother who stayed with his son everyday, seeing a very beautiful ship. Entered the harbour, she saw two people standing on the deck. He believes that his son was standing was Malin Kundang and his wife. Malin Kundang came down from the ship he was greeted by his mother. One close enough. She more convinced his mother that he was approached Malin Kundang His son.
“Malin Kundang , my son, why did you go so long without sending any news?” she said hugging Malin Kundang, but what happen then?
Malin Kundang immediately release of her mother arm and pushed it down. “woman do not know my self as my mother only air admitted” says Malin Kundang to her mother. Malin Kundang pretended not to recognise her mother because of shame with her mother whos is old and poor dressed.
“she is your mother??” asked wife of Malin Kundang
“no, she was just a beggar who pretended to be claimed as my mother hearing statements and arbitrarily treated by son , the mother of Malin Kundang very angry, she had not expected her to be mother of Malin Kundang tipped his hand saying, “ oh god, if he is my son, I curse he became a rock. Not long after the wind roared loved and violent storm destroyed the ship came Malin Kundang, after that Malin Kundang body slowly becomes stiff and gradually became a rock.