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Text *1 (Fabel)
A group of frogs were travelling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit.
When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as
good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of the pit with all
their might. The other frogs kept telling them to stop, that they were as good as dead.
Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs were saying and gave up. He fell
down and died.
The other frog continued to jump as hard as he could. Once again, the crowd of frogs yelled
at him to stop the pain and just die. He jumped even harder and finally made it out.
When he got out, the other frogs said, “Did you not hear us?” The frog explained to them that
he was deaf. He thought they were encouraging him the entire time.

Note: Fabel menceritakan kisah yang diperankan oleh hewan di mana kita bisa mendapatkan
pesan moral dalam cerita tersebut yaitu ‘There is power of life and death in the tongue’.

Text *2 (Myth)
Once upon a time in the heavens the Batara Guru commanded all the gods and goddesses to
contribute their power in order to build a new palace. Anybody who disobeyed this
commandment would lose his or her head.
Upon hearing the Batara Guru’’s commandment, one of the gods, Anta, was very anxious. He
didn’t have arms or legs and he wasn’t sure how he could possibly do the job. Anta was
shaped as a snake and he couldn’t work. He sought advice from one of his friends but
unfortunately his friend was also confused by Anta’s bad luck. Anta became very upset and
cried.
As he was crying three teardrops fell to the ground. Amazingly, after touching the ground
those teardrops became three eggs. His friend advised him to offer those eggs to the Batara
Guru hoping that he would give a fair judgement.
With the three eggs in his mouth Anta went to the Batara Guru’s palace. On the way there he
was approached by a black bird who asked him a question. He couldn’t answer because of the
eggs in his mouth but the bird thought that Anta was being arrogant. It became furious and
began to attack Anta and as a result one egg was shattered. Anta quickly tried to hide in the
bushes but the bird was waiting for him.
The second attack left Anta with only one egg to offer to the Batara Guru.
Finally he arrived at the palace and offered his teardrop (in the shape of an egg) to the Batara
Guru. The offer was accepted and the Batara Guru asked him to nest the egg until it hatched.
Miraculously the egg hatched into a very beautiful girl. He gave the baby girl to the Batara
Guru and his wife.
Nyi Pohi Sanghian Sri was her name and she grew up into a beautiful princess becoming
more and more beautiful as the days passed by. As her beauty grew every man who saw her
became attracted to her. Even her stepfather the Batara Guru started to feel an attraction
toward her.
Seeing the Batara Guru’s new attitude toward Nyi Pohaci, all the gods became so worried
about the situation that they conspired to separate Nyi Pohaci and the Batara Guru.
To keep the peace in the heavens and to maintain Nyi Pohaci’s good name, all the gods
planned for her death. She was poisoned and her body buried on earth in a hidden place. But
the graveyard was to hold a strange sign, for at the time of her burial, up grew a very useful
plant that would forever benefit all human beings.
From her eyes grew the plant that is called padi (rice paddy).
Note: Mitos adalah teks yang menceritakan tentang terjadinya alam semesta, dunia, kisah
para dewa, dll. Mitos di Indonesia biasanya menceritakan tentang terjadinya alam semesta,
terjadinya susunan para dewa, terjadinya manusia pertama, dunia dewata, dan terjadinya
makanan pokok. Mengenai mitos terjadinya padi, dikenal adanya Dewi Sri yang dianggap
sebagai dewi padi orang Jawa.

Text *3 (Legend)
THE LEGEND OF CRYING STONES
A long long time ago in west Sumatra, Indonesia there was a fisherman and his wife who
lived in a village by the sea. They had only one son. His name was Malin Kundang. They
lived a simple life because as a fisherman the husband did not earn much money. Life got
harder for Malin and his mother when his father did not return from the sea. Perhaps a storm
had swollen his boat or maybe a big fish attacked him. Day by day passed and they kept
waiting for him. But Malin’s father never returned. So little Malin had to help her mother
sold cookies in a local market.
One day there was a big ship came to the beach of their village. It was a merchant ship.
Everybody came to see it including Malin. He was very impressed by what he saw. Hoping to
change his life he applied for a job and he was lucky. He was recruited by the ship owner.
Then Malin left his mother and his village.
Many years gone by without any news from Malin. Malin’s mother missed him so much.
Everyday she looked at the sea, hoping to see Malin came home. She always prayed to God
that Malin become a successful merchant. Then God heard her pray.
On a beautiful day there was a big ship came to the beach. Many people came there to see it.
Malin’s mother was expectant. She was sure that it was Malin’s ship. So she hurriedly came
to the beach. When she was there she asked someone that she wanted to see the owner of the
ship. Then a lovely lady met her. She wore a luxurious dress and jewellry. She was Malin’s
wife.
‘Is Malin Kundang here?’
“Do you know Malin?”
‘Yes, of course I know him, he’s my son!’
‘But Malin told me he had no mother. She passed away a long time ago’.
Malin’s mother was very surprised to hear her answer. Then Malin came. Her wife asked
him.
‘This poor woman said that you are his son’
Malin Kundang who had became a rich merchant and had a wife from a rich family was
ashame with his mother who looked poor. He denied his humble background. So when her
mother hugged him he repelled her.
‘Malin, my son, I miss you so much’.
‘Who are you? I am not your son’.
Malin’s mother was was crying. She was really irritated. Her heart was deeply hurt. Then she
prayed to God. And she cursed Malin.
Suddenly there was a storm. The sea was raging. Big wave came and Malin’s ship was rushed
ashore and destroyed. And Malin suddenly changed into a stone statue. Today people can see
Malin’s statue in Teluk Bayur beach in west Sumatra. When there is a storm or rain people
often hear someone’s crying. They believe it is Malin’s cry.



The Boy who cried “Wolf”
There was once a shepherd-boy who kept his flock at a little distance from the village. Once he
thought he would play a trick on the villagers and have some fun at their expense. So he ran toward
the village crying out, with all his might,
“Wolf! Wolf! Come and help! The wolves are at my lambs!”
The kind villagers left their work and ran to the field to help him. But when they got there the boy
laughed at them for their pains; there was no wolf there.
Still another day the boy tried the same trick, and the villagers came running to help and got laughed
at again. Then one day a wolf did break into the fold and began killing the lambs. In great fright, the
boy ran for help. “Wolf! Wolf!” he screamed. “There is a wolf in the flock! Help!”
The villagers heard him, but they thought it was another mean trick; no one paid the least attention,
or went near him. And the shepherd-boy lost all his sheep.

Moral value:
That is the kind of thing that happens to people who lie: even when they tell the truth no one
believes them.

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Snow Maiden
Once upon a time there lived a couple in a village. They had got married for a long time, but so far
they did not have a baby yet. Every single minute they prayed to God, begged for a baby, but it
never came true.
One day, they went to Snow Mountain. They made a girl from snow and they dressed her
beautifully. When it got dark, they decided to go home and left the snow girl alone. The following
morning, someone knocked the door. “Any body home?” she said. The old woman inside opened the
door and asked, “Who are you?” The girl said “I’m Snow Maiden, your daughter”. The old woman
was surprised and happy. “Oh really? Thanks God! Come in, please!” Since that meeting, they lived
happily. Snow Maiden was beautiful, kind, diligent and helpful. Her parents and all of her friends
loved her very much. One day, Snow Maiden played with her friends. They played fire. At first, Snow
Maiden just looked at their play. Suddenly, her friends asked her to jump on the fire. Of course she
refused it because one thing that made her afraid was the fire. It’s because Snow Maiden was made
of snow, so she should avoid the fire. But her friends kept on forcing her to jump on. Finally, she
could not do anything then she did it. She jumped on the fire and she melted. Her friends were so
sorry about this, they cried and cried hoping Snow Maiden could live again, but it was useless. Snow
Maiden would not be back anymore her mother tried to entertain Snow Maiden’s friends and asked
them to make a new Snow Maiden. They went to a snow mountain and started making it. They
expected to have the new Snow Maiden. Days passed but their dreams never came true.
Poor them!

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Once there were two him thin goats. Both of them were hungry. They were tied together with a
brown rope. They wanted to eat the green leaves from two separated bushes. One bush was on the
left. The other bush was on the right.
The goats thought they could do everything on their own. The first goat wanted to go to the bush on
the left, but the second goat wanted to go to the bush on the right. However, the rope was short.
They tried but they could not reach they bushes. They were sad.
Then, the goats decided to work together. First, they are the leaves of the bush on the right. Then,
ate the leaves on the left. The leaves were delicious. They were happy.

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It was a warm day in March. I was very excited. The day had finally come. I was in the rowing team
for the Olympics. I got up very early and exercised as always. Then after breakfast I drove to
Drummoyne. My team arrived and at last it was time to start.
Ready, set and the starting gun went off. We began in the third position and were slowly moving
closer. There they were. We could see the second boat and then we did it.
We moved past. My arms were aching. My whole body was sore but we all rowed harder.
The first boat was just in front I saw a dark shadow near the boat. I looked again. What was it? I was
sure it was the shape of a cigar. ‘Oh my God’, I thought, ‘I must be seeing things. A shark in
Parramata River? Impossible!’
Just then I pulled my oar out of the water. ‘Oh no, why only half?’ I thought. Then I knew. I shouted
to my team, ‘Shark! Shark!’ and suddenly we forgot the race. We rowed faster than ever back to
shore. We made it. Phew, we were safe!

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Long ago on the top of Mount Kinabalu in Borneo, there lived a dragon. He owned a large and
beautiful pearl. People believed that he controlled the weather with it.
The emperor of China heard this and wanted the pearl. He sent his two sons, Wee Ping and Wee San
to Borneo to steal it. The princes, together with one hundred soldiers, set sail for Borneo in twelve
sailing junks.
When they arrived in Borneo, The set out immediately to find the famous mountain. Their journey
up the rugged slopes of Mount Kinabalu proved very difficult. The dragon guarded his cave very
fiercely and killed many of their soldiers.
Then Wee San had a clever idea. He climbed a tall tree, so he could see the dragon’s cave. He noted
what time the dragon left his cave to hunt for food and what time he returned to it.
Next he ordered his men to make a fake pearl and a large kite. He waited until the dragon left his
cave. Then he placed the fake pearl in a bag, slung it across his shoulder and flew up to the
mountain-top on the kite. He exchanged the real pearl for the fake one and then his brother pulled
his kite back to the ground.
The brothers quickly returned to their ships and set sail for China. They sailed safely home. The
emperor was thrilled with the pearl and gave a big party to celebrate his sons’ return.




Contoh / Example of Narrative Text " The Legend of Sura and Baya"


A long time ago, there were two animals, Sura and Baya. Sura was the name of a shark and
Baya was a crocodile. They lived in a sea.
Once Sura and Baya were looking for some food. Suddenly, Baya saw a goat.
“Yummy, this is my lunch,” said Baya.
“No way! This is my lunch. You are greedy” said Sura. Then they fought for the goat. After
several hours, they were very tired.
Feeling tired of fighting, they lived in the different places. Sura lived in the water and Baya
lived in the land. The border was the beach, so they would never fight again.
One day, Sura went to the land and looked for some food in the river. He was very hungry
and there was not much food in the sea. Baya was very angry when he knew that Sura broke
the promise.
They fought again. They both hit each other. Sura bit Baya's tail. Baya did the same thing to
Sura. He bit very hard until Sura finally gave up and Awent back to the sea. Baya was happy.


The Ugly Duckling
One upon time, a mother duck sat on her eggs. She felt tired of sitting on them. She just wished the
eggs would break out.
Several days later, she got her wish. The eggs cracked and some cute little ducklings appeared.
"Peep, peep" the little ducklings cried. "Quack, quack" their mother greeted in return.
However the largest egg had not cracked. The mother duck sat on it for several days. Finally, it
cracked and a huge ugly duckling waddled out. The mother duck looked at him in surprise. He was so
big and very gray. He didn't look like the others at all. He was like a turkey
When the mother duck brought the children to the pond for their first swimming lesson. The huge
grey duckling splashed and paddled about just as nicely as the other ducklings did. "That is not a
turkey chick. He is my very own son and quite handsome" the mother said proudly
However, the other animals didn't agree. They hissed and made fun of him day by day. Even his own
sisters and brothers were very unkind. "You are very ugly" they quacked.
The little poor duckling was very unhappy. "I wish I looked like them" he thought to himself. One
day, the ugly duckling run away and hid in the bushes. The sad duckling lived alone through the cold
and snow winter. Finally the spring flowers began to bloom. While he was swimming in the pond, he
saw three large white swans swimming toward him. "Oh, dear. these beautiful birds will laugh and
peck me too" he said to himself. But the swans did not attack him. Instead, they swam around him
and stroked him with their bills. As the ugly duckling bent his neck to speak to them, he saw his
reflection in the water. He could not believe his eyes. "I am not an ugly duckling but a beautiful
swam" he exclaimed.
He was very happy. From that day on, he swam and played with his new friends and was happier
than he had never been.



The Story of Smart Monkey and Dull Crocodile
One day there was a monkey. He wanted to cross a river. There he saw a crocodile so he asked the
crocodile to take him across the other side of the river. The crocodile agree and told the monkey to
jump on its back. Then the crocodile swam down the river with the monkey on his top.
Unluckily, the crocodile was very hungry, he stopped in the middle of the river and said to the
monkey, “My father is very sick. He has to eat the heart of the monkey. So he will be healthy again.”
At the time, the monkey was in dangerous situation and he had to think hard. Then he had a good
idea. He told the crocodile to swim back to the river bank. “What’s for?” asked the crocodile.
“Because I don’t bring my heart,” said the monkey. “I left it under a tree, near some coconuts in the
river bank.”
The crocodile agreed and turned around. He swam back to the bank of the river. As soon as they
reached the river bank, the monkey jumped off the crocodile’s back. Then he climbed up to the top
of a tree.
“Where is your heart?” asked the crocodile. “You are foolish,” said the monkey to the crocodile.
“Now I am free and I have my heart.”




                                    Story of Rabbit and Bear

Once upon a time, there lived as neighbours, a bear and a rabbit. The rabbit is a good shot. In
contrary, the bear is always clumsy ad could not use the arrow to good advantage.

One day, the bear called over the rabbit and asked the rabbit to take his bow and arrows and
came with bear to the other side of the hill. The rabbit was fearing to arouse the bear's anger
so he could not refuse it. He consented and went with the bear and shot enough buffalo to
satisfy the hungry family. Indeed he shot and killed so many that there was lots of meat left
after the bear and his family had loaded themselves and packed all they could carry home.

The bear was very gluttonous and did not want the rabbit to get any of the meat. Th e rabbit
could not even taste the blood from the butchering as the bear would throw earth on the blood
and dry it up. The poor rabbit would have to go home hungry after his hard day's work.

The bear was the father of five children. The youngest child was very kind to the rabbit. He
was very hearty eater. The mother bear always gave him an extra large piece of meat but the
youngest child did not eat it. He would take it outside with him and pretended to play ball
with the meat. He kicked toward the rabbit's house and when he got close to the door he
would give the meat with such a great kick. The meat would fly into the rabbit's house. In this
way, the poor rabbit would get his meal unknown to the papa bear.




“The King of the Mice and the Woodcutter”
One day, a poor man wanted to cut down the banyan tree. The king of the mice was frightened so he
asked the woodcutter to leave the tree standing. In result, he would give the woodcutter a gold every
day. The woodcutter agreed.
Every evening, the king of the mice gave a piece of gold to the woodcutter. The gold was taken out
from the roots of the banyan tree. The woodcutter was happy and took the gold home.
After a few days, the woodcutter's wife asked him, “Where does the gold come from?” So he replied,
“The king of the mice gives me the golds from under the roots of the tree.” “Oh, you are stupid!” his
wife said and suggested. “Why don’t you cut down the tree and take the golds all away?” The
woodcutter would do as his wife said.
The following day, the woodcutter cut down the banyan tree. Unfortunately, he did not find any gold
there instead the king of the mice had run away and crept up to the woodcutter’s house. The king of
the mice took back all the golds.
                                 The Cap Seller and The Monkeys

Once, a cap seller was passing through a jungle. He was very tired and needed to rest. Then, he
stopped and spread a cloth under a tree. He placed his bag full of caps near him and lay down with
his cap on his head.
The cap seller had a sound sleep for one hour. When he got up, the first thing he did was to look into
his bag. He was startled when he found all his caps were not there.
When he looked up the sky, he was very surprised to see monkeys sitting on the branches of a tree,
each of the monkeys is wearing a cap of on its head. They had evidently done it to imitate him
He decided to get his caps back by making a humble request to the monkeys. In return, the monkeys
only made faces of him. When he begun to make gesture, the monkeys also imitated him.
At last he found a clever idea. " Monkeys are a great imitator," he thought. So he took off his own
cap and threw it down on the ground. And as he had expected, all the monkeys took off the caps and
threw the caps down on the ground. Quickly, he stood up and collected the caps, put them back into
his bag and went away.




Romeo and Juliet's Romantic and Tragic Story

Sunday, February 07, 2010 Narrative 1 comment

In the town of Verona there lived two families, the Capulets and the Montagues. They
engaged in a bitter feud. Among the Montagues was Romeo, a hot-blooded young man with
an eye for the ladies. One day, Romeo attended the feast of the Capulets', a costume party
where he expected to meet his love, Rosaline, a haughty beauty from a well-to-do family.
Once there, however, Romeo's eyes felt upon Juliet, and he thought of Rosaline no more.
The vision of Juliet had been invading his every thought. Unable to sleep, Romeo returned
late that night to the Juliet's bedroom window. There, he was surprised to find Juliet on the
balcony, professing her love for him and wishing that he were not a "Montague", a name
behind his own. "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would
smell as sweet." Romeo was ready to deny his name and professed his love. The two agreed
to meet at nine o-clock the next morning to be married.
Early the next morning, Romeo came to Friar Lawrence begging the friar to marry him to
Juliet. The Friar performed the ceremony, praying that the union might someday put an end
to the feud between the two families. He advised Romeo kept the marriage a secret for a time.
On the way home, Romeo chanced upon his friend Mercutio arguing with Tybalt, a member
of the Capulet clan. That qurreling last caused Merquito died. Romeo was reluctant no
longer. He drew his sword and slew Tybalt died. Romeo realized he had made a terrible
mistake. Then Friar Lawrence advised Romeo to travel to Mantua until things cool down. He
promised to inform Juliet.
In the other hand, Juliet's father had decided the time for her to marry with Paris. Juliet
consulted Friar Lawrence and made a plot to take a sleeping potion for Juliet which would
simulate death for three days. The plot proceeded according to the plan. Juliet was sleeping in
death.
Unfortunately, The Friar's letter failed to reach Romeo. Under the cover of darkness, he broke
into Juliet's tomb. Romeo kissed the lips of his Juliet one last time and drank the poison.
Meanwhile, the effects of the sleeping potion wear off. Juliet woke up calling for Romeo. She
found her love next to her but was lying dead, with a cup of poison in his hand. She tried to
kiss the poison from his lips, but failed. Then Juliet put out his dagger and plunged it into her
breast. She died

Naruto was walking alone in the Konoha village, he saw Hinata and waved to her.
Fortunately
Hinata turned around and walked over to him.

"Hey, Hinata, would you like to take a walk with me?" Naruto asked smilingly but Hinata
blushed and looked down, quiet for a second.
"Hm? What's wrong?" Naruto ask looking at her.
"Oh! Um nothing Naruto kun. I... I love to.. walk with with you." Hinata said shyly.

Naruto placed his hands behind his head and smiled. Hinata walked by him as the two were
silent for a moment. "Hinata, why are you so quiet all the time?" Naruto broke the silent.
Hinata didnt answer, then hesitated, "....I.... I've... always... been... that way." She said softly.
"I see. You need to talk more-- how am I supposed to know more about you, if you don't talk.
You're always acting weird around me." Naruto pointed out.
Hinata looked at him shyly then looked down looking ashamed. "S.......sorry. I--"
"Hm?" Naruto replied not opening his mouth.
"I..... I l--li.....like y.. you!" She said finally committing her feelings. Her face blushed a deep
red.

Naruto stopped walking. He didn't know what to say. Silence took ove the moment.
Tears filled in Hinata's eyes "S-sorry!" She said in a quiet tone as she took off running,
ashamed. Tears flew from her eyes as she ran passed.

Naruto ran after her. But Hinata ran fast. Suddenly She tripped on a tree stump. Her face
implanted in the dirt, as her hands clenched the grass and dirt. She sobbed quietly.

Naruto finally caught up to her. He crouched down, placed his hand, shaking on Hinatas
shoulder. "Hinata... do... do you really like me?" He asked in his quiet tone.
Under her muffled crying voice, Hinata answered, "y...yes..."
Naruto didn't answer for a moment, then he replied, "Well... I have...feelings for you too.... I
like you, Hinata"




Narrative Story in a Farmer and a Box
Once time, there was a poor farmer. He lived with his wife. One day, he dug up his field and found a
big box. He then kept it in their house.
One sunny morning, his wife dropped an apple in the box. Suddenly, the box begun filled with
apples. No matter how many apples were taken out, more apples took place in the box.
One day, the framer dropped a gold coin into that box. At once, apples disappeared and the box
begun filled up with gold coins. Soon the farmer became rich.
Having heard that his son got rich, the framer's father visited the couple. His father was not very
strong. He could not go out to work anymore. So the farmer asked his old father to help him take the
gold coins out of the box.
His father worked hard, took the gold coins out of the box. When he told that he was very tired and
wanted to have a rest, the farmer shouted at him; "Why are you so lazy? Why can't you work
harder?. The old man said nothing and continued to work. Suddenly the old man fell into the box, he
died. At once the gold coins disappeared and the box begun filled up with dead men.
The framer had to pull out and burried. To do this, the farmer had to spend all the money which he
had collected before. When he had used up all his money, the box broke. The farmer was just as
poor as before.




                              Queen of Arabia and Three Sheiks
Maura, who like to be thought of as the most beautiful and powerful queen of Arabia, had
many suitors. One by one she discarded them, until her list was reduced to just three sheiks.
The three sheiks were all equally young and handsome. They were also rich and strong. It
was very hard to decide who would be the best of them.
One evening, Maura disguised herself and went to the camp of the three sheiks. As they were
about to have dinner, Maura asked them for something to eat. The first gave her some left
over food. The second Sheik gave her some unappetizing camel’s tail. The third sheik, who
was called Hakim, offered her some of the most tender and tasty meat. After dinner, the
disguised queen left the sheik’s camp.
The following day, the queen invited the three sheiks to dinner at her palace. She ordered her
servant to give each one exactly what they had given her the evening before. Hakim, who
received a plate of delicious meat, refused to eat it if the other two sheiks could not share it
with him.
This Sheik Hakim’s act finally convinced Queen Maura that he was the man for her.
“Without question, Hakim is the most generous of you” she announced her choice to the
sheiks. “So it is Hakim I will marry”.



                                       King of The Jungle

King of The Jungle One day a tiger saw a fox walking alone. Then, he intended to attack the
fox. When Tiger jumped on Fox, Fox cried out, "How dare you attack the king of the
jungle?" Tiger looked at him in amazement. "Nonsense! You are not King!" "Certainly I am,"
replied the Fox. "All the animals run from me in terror! If you want proof, come with me."
Fox went into the forest with tiger in heels. When they came to a herd of deer, the deer saw
Tiger behind the Fox and ran in all direction. They came to a group of monkey, the monkey
saw the tiger behind fox and they fled. Fox looked to tiger and said, "Do you need more proof
than that? See how the animals flee at the first sight of me?" "I am surprised, but I've seen it
with my own eyes. Forgive me attacking you, Great King." Tiger bowed low with great
ceremony, he let the fox go.
Little Red Riding Hood Little Red Riding Hood lived in a wood with her mother. She was
young and brave. One day little red riding hood went to see her grandmother. Because it’s
long time they hadn’t met each other. She had some fruits in her basket. On her way, little red
riding met a wolf. “Hello, lady” said the wolf. “Where are you going?” “I’m going to see my
grandmother. She lives in a house behind those trees.” The wolf ran to granny’s house. He
knocked the door “Knock! Knock! Knock!” “Yes, who is it?” Granny asked. “I’m your new
neighbor. I’m bringing some food for you” said the wolf. “OK. Wait a minute, please!”
Granny opened the door. When the door opened, the wolf caught granny and ate her up. After
that he got into granny’s bed. A little time later, little red riding hood reached the house. She
looked at the wolf. “Granny, what big eyes you have!” “All the better to see you with!” said
the wolf. “Granny, what big ears you have!” “All the better to hear you with!” said the wolf.
“Granny, what big nose you have!” “All the better to smell you with!” said the wolf.
“Granny, what big teeth you have!” “All the better to eat you with!” shouted the wolf. A
woodcutter was in the wood. He heard a loud scream “Aaaargh!” “What the hell is that?” said
the woodcutter. Then, he ran to the house and found a wolf would eat the little red riding
hood. The woodcutter hit the wolf over the head. The wolf opened his mouth wide and
shouted – Granny jumped out. “Oh, my granddaughter. I’m free!” said Granny. The wolf ran
away, and little red riding hood never saw the wolf again.



Once upon a time there was a prince. He was good looking and very rich. He lived in a
beautiful castle together with his knights and servants. One rainy dark night, a woman came
to his castle. She was old and ugly. The prince didn't like her and sent her away. After he sent
the woman away, she turned into a beautiful fairy. She cast a spell over the prince and his
castle. The prince became a beast. He was no longer good looking. He looked very ugly
instead and all his servants turned into furniture. One day, an old man named Maurice was
traveling past the castle. It was raining so hard that he decided to enter the castle. When the
beast saw him, he captured him. After sometime Maurice's daughter, Belle began to worry
about him. She started to look for him. Finally, she arrived in the castle and she found her
father there. She asked the beast to let her father go but he refused. Belle, then, agreed to stay
in the castle so that her father could go home. While Belle was staying at the castle the beast
slowly changed. He was not meant anymore. Belle began to like him and finally they fell in
love with each other. Right after she declared her love for him the spell was broken. The
beast and her servants became human again.Then, the beast and Belle got married. They lived
happily ever after.



Contoh Cerita Narrative Text: Moopoo Bird There was an old man and his only grandson,
named Nondo, who lived not far from a jungle. That man collected firewood to live.
Unfortunetelly, NOndo was limped so he could help his grandfather go to the jungle.
However, he was very diligent doing the house cores. One day Nondo asked his grandfather
to go with him to the jungle. His grandfather forbade him. But, Nondo didn't give up. He
always asked the same thing everyday. He really wanted to see animals in the jungle. Until
one day, the grandfather let Nondo go to the jungle with him. He advised Nondo to stay close
to him. Nondo made his promise. In the jungle there were many things to see. Nondo forgot
his promise. He separated from his grandfather. When he knew it, he tried to cry out calling
his grandfather. However, the grandfather didn't hear it. In the other place, the grandfather,
who realized that he lost Nondo tried to find him, but it was vain. He wished Nondo was
home, but he didn't meet him there. The next morning, grandfather went to the jungle to find
Nondo. On this way, he was a bird singing "Moopoo...Moopoo..." Grandfather heard the
sound as "Opoku... Opoku..." which meant "My Grandpa...My Grandpa..." being really
curious, he came closer to the bird. On his surprise, the bird was limped. The grandfather
cried. He remember his grandson. He was sure that his grandson had changed into a bird.
Since then, people named the bird as Moopoo bird. It can be found in Minahasa, North
Sulawesi.




Bondowoso Love Story Long time ago, there was a love story in Bondowoso. The story
happened in a junior high school. A young boy fell in love with a young girl. The couple
loved each other. But unfortunately their parents didn't agree with the relationship. A few
years later, they were successful in the exam. They passed it well. The couple planned to
continue to senior high school. Actually, they wanted to go to the same school. But the fact
was different. The girl's parent wanted to send her girl to the Islamic boarding school in
another town. The time brought them to make a part. But, the distance couldn't separate. They
still had a good relationship using mail. They could have in touch using love letter. One day,
the boy sent his love letter again. 2 days time, he hoped the letter would have a reply. He
waited. Two days, three days, four days, until a week, the letter wasn't replied. The boy was
confused. He was upset to know that. He wanted to know her girlfriend's news. But, there
was no news at all until the end of the year. 2 years later that was a graduation party of senior
high school. The boy received a letter. It wasn't love letter from her girlfriend. But, it was an
invitation card. The card was for him. Inside he read "You are invited to come to our wedding
party, on August 8, 2004. Yours: Ana and David." The boy couldn't move. He felt his body
very heavy. He read again. He knew Ana was his girlfriend. Why did she send him an
invitation card like that? A moment later, the boy couldn't see anything in front of him. His
sight was black. He tried to walk, but he couldn't. He tried to shout, but no voice came out.
"What's happening to me?" the boy whispered.



                            The Legend of Calonarang Opening
Long time ago in Girah Village there lived an old woman. Her name was Calonarang. She
had magical power. Calonarang had a daughter. Her name was Ratna Mangali. She was very
beautiful. Yet, nobody wanted to marry her because they were afraid of her mother. People
began to talk about Ratna Mangali. Calonarang didn't like people talking about her daughter.
She loved Ratna Mangali very much. When she heard people talked about her daughter, she
got angry. She cursed the village. People got ill and die. The king sent his best soldier to
arrest Calonarang. But, they failed. Then, the king called Mpu Baradah. The King asked for
his help. Mpu Baradah sent his student Mpu Bahula to Girah Village. Mpu Baradah told Mpu
Bahula to propose Ratna Mangali. Calonarang was very happy when Mpu Bahula proposed
Ratna Mangali. She knew that people would not talk about her daughter anymore. She gave
her daughter a big wedding party. One day, Mpu Bahula asked Ratna Mangali to steal her
mother's magic book. When Calonarang was asleep, Ratna Mangali stole her mother's magic
book and gave it to her husband. Then Mpu Bahula gave the book to Mpu Baradah. After he
knew Calonarang's magic secret, Mpu Baradah came to Girah Village. Calonarang and Mpu
Baradah had a fight. Calonarang lost the fight because she didn't have her magical book

				
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