You have the great opportunity to acquaint with the oral history and traditions of different world cultures through the collection of Folk-lore and Legends. At all times folklore allows people to give meaning to their lives and their surroundings, so it is passed down from generation to generation and is kept active by the people in the culture. The different historical backgrounds and traditions are reflected in music, stories, history, legends, and myths, so the variety of legends and fairy tales serves the favorable source for the knowledge of diverse world cultures.
“The Flaming Castle” is a German short story, narrating about the mysterious old castle, in which there burns a fire every night, and the flashes of that fire are so large that they rise up over the walls, and may be seen far and wide. Once an old woman is gathering the fallen twigs and branches upon this castle. To indulge her curiosity woman enters in the courtyard. This action spells her tragedy.
Feel the mysterious and exciting atmosphere of German legends! Enjoy the reading!