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Kancil and the Farmer

Si Kancil

Si Kancil

One day, Kancil is trying to steal cucumbers from a farmer’s field. At the first time, he succeed stealing some cucumbers. But then, he engages a scarecrow. He mocks the scarecrow because it cannot scare off Kancil. Kancil punches the scarecrow with his front leg, but his front leg sticks with the scarecrow. The scarecrow has been given glue by the farmer. Kancil forcefully pull his front leg, but it is useless, the glue is to strong. Then later on, the farmer come. He laughs at Kancil, who finally trapped by his plans. He put Kancil on the cage for the rest of the day. Later at night, the farmer’s dog come and see Kancil. He mocks Kancil and says that Kancil will be cook at the next morning. Kancil, who hear that, stay calm and relax.

The dog confused and ask Kancil why. Kancil says,”You were wrong, I’m not going to be cooked! I’m going to be a prince!” The dog become more confused. “I will marry the farmer’s daughter and I will be come a prince. I feel sorry for you, all of your loyalties were paid just like this! You just become a dog! Look at me! Tomorrow I’ll become a prince!” say Kancil proudly. The dog, who feel discriminated by his own master, ask Kancil to switch place. He thinks by switching place with Kancil he will become a prince, instead! So he open the cage and let Kancil free.The next morning, the farmer confused. Because he is not seeing Kancil anywhere, instead he only see his own dog in the cage waging his tail. Kwkwkwkwkwkwkwkwk

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1. steal: to take something that belongs to someone else without permission

2. cucumbers: a long thin vegetable that has a dark green skin and is white inside. It is usually eaten raw in salads.

3. engages: to start to fight with an enemy in battle

4. scarecrow: an object in the shape of a person that farmers put in their fields to frighten birds away

5. mocks: to make someone or something look stupid by laughing at them, copying them, or saying something that is not kind

6. punches: to hit someone or something with your fist (=closed hand), usually as hard as you can

7. sticks:to become fixed to something, especially by means of a sticky substance

8. glue:a sticky substance that you use to fix things to each other

9. forcefully: involving the use of force

10. cage: a container made of wire or metal bars and used for keeping birds or animals in

11. proudly: feeling happy about your achievements, your possessions, or people who you are connected with

12. switch: to change from one thing to another, or to make something do this

13. instead: used for saying that one person, thing, or action replaces another

14. waging: to start and to continue a war or a fight

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The Other Narrative Text Examples:

  1. Cindelaras
  2. Jaka Tarub and Nawang Wulan
  3. Loro Jonggrang
  4. Lutung Kasarung
  5. Minangkabau
  6. Origin of Lotus
  7. Rama, The Dutiful Son
  8. Telaga Warna
  9. The Fox and the Mosquitoes
  10. The Penny Wise Monkey
  11. The Pirate Crocodile
  12. The Princess and the Pea
  13. The White Gibbon
  14. Uncle Spider
  15. The Bird with Two Heads
  16. The Birds and the Shivering Monkeys
  17. The Jackal and the Arrow
  18. The Monkeys and the Bell
  19. The Purse of Gold
  20. An Old Tiger and a Greedy Traveler
  21. The Wind and the Moon
  22. The Talkative Tortoise
  23. The Ant and the Grasshopper
  24. The Buffoon and the Countryman
  25. The Dog and the Wolf
  26. The Fox and the Stork
  27. The Fox, the Cock, and the Dog
  28. The Frog and the Ox 
  29. The Hare with Many Friends
  30. The Labourer and the Nightingale
  31. The Lion in Love
  32. The Man and the Satyr
  33. The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
  34. The Shepherd’s Boy
  35. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
  36. Bawang Putih Bawang Merah
  37. Keong Emas
  38. Calon Arang
  39. Kancil and the Farmer
  40. The Myth of Malin Kundang
  41. The Story of Sangkuriang and Tangkuban Perahu Mountain
  42. The Legend of Toba Lake
  43. Cinderella
  44. Snow White
  45. The Story of Smart Monkey and Dull Crocodile
  46. Romeo and Juliet
  47. Kite’s Tale
  48. Story of Rabbit and Bear
  49. Queen of Arabia and Three Sheiks
  50. The Smartest Parrot


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