Exploring Prose review - The Traveler and The Four Young Men semester 5
ASALAMUALAIKUM WR . WB
The Traveler and The Four Young Man
Grup II :
•Indra Galuh A.L
THE TRAVELER AND THE FOUR YOUNG MAN
uthor : Harold Courlander
heme : Dishonestly
xposition: The four young men saw a traveler who was traveling
from one city to another and had stopped in their village for rest and
ising Action : The Four young men was envy to the traveler, because
he wore an expensive clothes. They try to get his clothes and they
would challenge him to a contest. Each one would tell an improbable
adventure and, if any man doubted the truth of any story, that man
would become the slave of the storyteller.
limax : When the traveler told his improbable
adventure story to the four young men, and they felt shocked to hear
that story, and they thought the traveler will be a winner of the
alling Action : The four young tricksters couldn’t say a word. They
were in a hopeless position. If they declared his story to be true they
were admitting to being his runaway servants. If they said the story
was false they would lose the contest and become his slaves anyway.
They hung their heads in silence.
esolution: The old traveler tied their belongings into a bundle, threw
them over his shoulder and resumed his journey, leaving the four
young men standing naked and bewildered in the village shop and the
last the traveler become a winner .
CHARACTER AND SETTING
• The traveler : Smart and patient
• The first young men : careless and crafty
• The second young men : careless and crafty
• The third young men : careless and crafty
• The fourth young men : careless and crafty
• the head of the village : Wise
• Where: in the village shop ( the place where someone get rest and meal )
• When : in the midday.
POINT OF VIEW AND MASSAGE
oint of view
This story the author uses “. The third persons point of view“
We should be always honest in every situation and keep respect to
everyone especially to old men. And also don’t ever try to trick to
Cultural Context ;
a. Once there were four young men who passed their time creating the most far-
fetched and incredible tales. ( something impossible )
b. leaving the four young men standing naked and bewildered in the village shop
( a place for get rest and meal / food)
c. Before I was even born my mother asked my father to pick her some plums
from the tree in front of their house ( a type of fruit , usually dark-red or purple
with a stone in the centre)
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AND LINK TO THE REAL
Alliteration : most far-fetched and incredible tales.
Link to the real life
We should keep honest and always respect to everyone, especially
to old men.
This story tell about a society life. It tell a traveler who met the four
young men. They were very tricky. They want to get traveler clothes because he
wore an expensive clothes by the wrong way. They tried to trick the traveler. They
would challenge him to a contest. Each one would tell an improbable adventure
and, if any man doubted the truth of any story, that man would become the slave
of the storyteller. But, in fact the traveler is smarter than what they have thought
before. The end of the story the traveler won the contest and leaved the Four young
to continue his journey.