A long time ago, there was a farmer. He had a small farm. One day he found that a wall which he had built on previous days was getting knocked down. The farmer did not know who or what made it. Because he felt tired of this happening the farmer decided to catch who should be responsible.
One evening, while the farmer was in guard he heard something strange near that wall, then he ran to find out who or what it was. It was surprising him because there were three star maidens there. When they saw the farmer was approaching, they tried to escape. Two of the star maidens could run and escape but one of them was left behind.
The farmer then caught the star maiden. She was beautiful and soon the farmer felt in love with her. Because he was afraid that the star maiden would run away, the farmer hid her magical wings so she could not fly anymore. the farmer and the star maiden got married.
Time went by they live together and got a beautiful baby boy. They found her magical wings near their house. She wore her wings back and flew with her son next to her. The farmer was alone and heart broken.
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The gods saw the tears of the farmer. They felt pity of him so they decided to build a bridge of different colors for lived happily for a long time, until one day, the star maiden him to climb to the sky and see his son and wife.
Answer these questions based on the text in activity 5!
1. What makes the farmer surprised?
2. How many maidens could run and escape?
3. Why the farmer hid a star maiden’s magical wings?
4. What happened after the one of star maidens lost her magical wings so couldn’t back to the sky?
5. According to the story, what the reason the rainbow was built for?