There are many reasons why the story Rumpelstiltskin has endured for There are many reasons why the story Rumpelstiltskin has endured for so long, despite its modification into a modern interpretation (Grimm, Household Stories. New York, Dover, 1963. Page 228, and Garner, James Finn, Politically Correct Bedtime Stories. New York, Macmillan, 1994, Page 13). The story, in both interpretations that I read, contains a element of human nature that has remained unchanged throughout the years. In the story Rumpelstiltskin the millerís daughter is a beautiful girl.