Sunday, 8 September 2013
Cerita Rakyat Bahasa Inggris : Malin Kundang
At one time , there lived a family of fishermen on the coast of Sumatra . The family consists of father , mother and a son , named Malin Kundang . Due to poor financial condition of the family , the father decided to make a living in the country by wading across a vast ocean .
Then the Malin and his mother lived in their huts . A week , two weeks , one month , two months or more duration is 1 year , Malin 's father did not return to his hometown . So his mother had to replace the position of Malin's father to make a living . Malin including a smart kid but a little naughty . He often chasing chickens and hit him with a broom . One day, when Malin was chasing chickens , she tripped over a rock and hit a rock right arm injury . The wounds became trace dilengannya and can not be lost .
After growing up , Malin Kundang feel sorry for his mother who worked hard to make a living to raise themselves . He thinks to make a living in the country side in the hope of later when returning home , he had become a wealthy man . Malin interested in the invitation of a merchant ship captain who was once poor now have become a wealthy man .
Malin Kundang expressed intention to his mother . His mother does not agree with the original intent Kundang , but because Malin kept pushing , she finally agreed Kundang albeit with a heavy heart . After preparing supplies and equipment to taste , Malin immediately headed to the dock to be escorted by his mother . " My son , if you have a successful and affluent people , do not you forget about your mother and halamannu this village , son ," said Mrs. Malin Kundang in tears .
Ships that climbed Malin increasingly away with a wave accompanied Mrs. Malin Kundang . During his time on the ship , Malin Kundang a lot to learn about seamanship on the crew who are experienced . Along the way , suddenly climbed Malin Kundang ships were attacked by pirates . All merchandise traders who were on the ship seized 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 , Malin immediately hid in a small space enclosed by timber .
Malin Kundang adrift on the high seas , until finally the host ship stranded on a beach . With the rest of the existing power , Malin Kundang walked to the nearest village from the beach . Arriving in the village , Malin Kundang helped by people in the village after previously telling what happened to him . Malin village where villagers stranded is very fertile . With tenacity and perseverance in work , Malin gradually managed to become a wealthy man . He has a lot of merchant ships with men of more than 100 people . After becoming rich , Malin Kundang marry a girl to be his wife .
News Kundang who has become rich and have been married to the mother also Malin Kundang . Mother Malin Kundang feel grateful and very happy his son had succeeded . Since then , the mother Malin Kundang every day to go to the dock , waiting for his son who might return to his hometown .
After a long marriage , Malin and his wife set sail with a large and beautiful ship with the crew as well as a lot of bodyguards . Malin Kundang mother who every day waiting for his son , saw a very beautiful ship , into the harbor . He saw two people standing on the deck of a ship . He believes that it is his standing and his wife Malin Kundang .
Malin Kundang were off the ship . He was greeted by his mother . Once close enough , she saw twelve people injured dilengan right , the more convinced his mother that he was approached Malin Kundang . " Malin Kundang , my son , why did you go so long without sending the news ? " , She said as she hugged Kundang . But what happens then ? Malin Kundang immediately release his mother's arms and pushed him to fall . " Women do not know myself , carelessly claimed as my mother ," says Malin Kundang to his mother . Malin Kundang pretended not to recognize her , because of embarrassment with his elderly mother and dressed in rags . "She's your mother ? " , Malin Kundang wife Tanya . " No, he was just a beggar who pretended to be admitted as a mother in order to get my treasure ," Malin said to his wife . Heard the statement and mistreated by her son , Malin Kundang mother very angry . He had not expected her to be rebellious child . Because of mounting anger , Malin's mother lifted her hand and said, " Oh God , if he was my son , I sumpahi he became a rock " . Not long after strong winds and violent storms rumble came to destroy the ship Malin Kundang . After that Kundang body slowly becomes rigid and in time they finally shaped into a rock .
Moral message : As a child , do not ever forget all parent services primarily to a mother who is pregnant and raise their children , especially when it comes to being a rebellious child . Disobedience to parents is a major sin that will be borne by the child .