Contoh Narrative text Bahasa Inggris
– Pada pembelajaran bahasa inggris,Narrative text
tak luput dari pandangan kita. Dalam Sebubah bab atau subab pasti kita menemukan pembahaan tentang narrative text / atau dalam bahasa indonesia disebut teks narasi.
Sebaiknya anda haru tau apa yang disebut dengan Narrative text itu sendiri sebelum mengidentipikasi Narrative text . Adapun defenisi Narrative text ialah sebagai berkut ini .
A text which contains about story (fiction/non fiction/tales/folktales/fables/myths/epic) and its plot consists of climax of the story (complication) then followed by the resolution. A narrative text is a text amuse, entertain and deal with actual or vicarious experience in different ways.
Teks yang berisi tentang kisah (fiksi / non fiksi / dongeng / cerita rakyat / dongeng / mitos / epik) dan plot yang terdiri dari klimaks cerita (komplikasi) kemudian diikuti oleh resolusi. Sebuah teks naratif adalah teks yang menghibur, menghibur dan berurusan dengan pengalaman nyata atau perwakilan dengan cara yang berbeda.
Orientation: berisi pengenalan tokoh, tempat dan waktu terjadinya cerita (siapa atau apa, kapan dan dimana)
Complication: Berisi puncak konflik/masalah dalam cerita. Sebuah cerita boleh memiliki complication lebih dari satu.
Resolution: Pemecahan masalah. Bisa berakhir dengan kegembiraan (happy ending) bisa pula berakhir dengan kesedihan (sad ending).
Namun perlu diingan bahwa Terkadang juga susunannya (generic structure): Orientation, Complication, Evaluation, Resolution dan Reorientation. Untuk “Evaluation” dan “Reorientation” merupakan optional; bisa ada bisa tidak. Evaluation berisi penilaian/evaluasi terhadap jalannya cerita atau konflik. Sedangkan Reorientation berisi penyimpulan isi akhir cerita.
Selain diatas perlu juga anda ketahui bahawa gramatical yang diapakai adalah tenses “past” dan Sering menggunakan kata penghubung waktu (temporal conjunction), misalnya: once upon a time, one day, long time ago .
Untuk itu lihat contohnya dibawah ini :
1 . Contoh Narrative Text pertama
” Golden Eggs “
Long time ago a remote village, in central China was inhabited mainly with farmers and hunters. One day, a poor farmer lost his entire livestock to flood. He prayed hard to God for help or his family would die of starvation. Few days later, an old man with long grey beard, passed by his house took pity on him. He gave him a goose and said “ I don’t have any expensive thing to give you and hope this goose will help you to ease your hardship.” A week later to almost surprise the farmer found and egg in his yard. This was no ordinary egg. It was a golden egg. He was suddenly overcome with joy. Thereafter, his livelihood had rapidly improved but the farmer had forgotten his earlier hardship. He became lazy, arrogant and spendthrift. Strangely, the goose only laid one golden egg every six months. The greedy farmer lost his patient and slaughtered his goose thinking there were plenty of golden eggs inside its stomach. Though he very much regretted for his foolishness, it’s already too late.
2. Contoh Narrative Text kedua
“Story Of Toba Lake”
Once upon a time, there was a man who was living in north Sumatera. He lived in a simple hut in a farm field. They did some gardening and fishing for his daily life.
One day, while the man was fishing, he caught a big golden fish in his trap. It was the biggest catch which he ever had in his life. Surprisingly, this fish turned into a beautiful princess. He felt in love with her and proposed her to be his wife. She said; “Yes, but you have to promise not to tell anyone about the secret that I was once a fish, otherwise there will be a huge disaster”. The man made the deal and they got married, lived happily and had a daughter.
Few years later, this daughter would help bringing lunch to her father out in the fields. One day, his daughter was so hungry and she ate his father’s lunch. Unfortunately, he found out and got furious, and shouted; “You damned daughter of a fish”. The daughter ran home and asked her mother. The mother started crying, felt sad that her husband had broke his promise.
Then she told her daughter to run up the hills because a huge disaster was about to come. When her daughter left, she prayed. Soon there was a big earthquake followed by non-stop pouring rain. The whole area got flooded and became Toba Lake. She turned into a fish again and the man became the island of Samosir.