Free essays on Jack the Ripper offer readers an in-depth analysis of one of the most notorious serial killers in history. These essays cover everything from the killer's motives and modus operandi to the social, political, and cultural context of the era in which the murders took place. They also delve into the different theories surrounding the true identity of Jack the Ripper and attempt to shed light on the still-unsolved mystery of his murders. These essays provide a fascinating look into one of the most enduring and enigmatic figures in criminal history.
Jack the Ripper’s Murder of Mary Ann Nichols
My newspaper is from Times (London) titled "Another Murder in Whitechapel". A body of a female was found murdered in the early morning in Whitechapel. The woman was called Polly, but after a bit more investigating they learned her name was Mary Ann "Polly" Nicholls. The woman that identified her, "...knew her, she said, as they were inmates of the Lambeth Workhouse together in April and May last, the deceased having been passed there from another workhouse" (SRP 2). Mary…...
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In Search for the Real Identity of Jack the Ripper
Abstract Jack the Ripper terrorized the East End of London with his heinous acts of senseless violence in the Nineteenth century. The perpetrator who committed these malicious murders in which the victim's body was viciously mutilated is under speculation. By analyzing each murder, acknowledging the characteristics of the murderer, and providing a scenario which links Prince Eddy to the murders, it establishes that he is a likely suspect to be Jack the Ripper.The Murders by Jack the RipperThe first murder…...
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The Search for Jack the Ripper
You Dont Know Jack: The Search for Jack the RipperJack the Ripper is one of the most notonous yet romanticized characters in modern history. His gruesome prostitute murder rampage of 1868 in Whitechapel, a poor district on the East Side of London, shocked Victorian society and fascinated the world for over a century. Jack the Ripper is not the first serial killer in history, but he is the first greatly publicized killer of the modem age. It is generally accepted…...
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Who Was Jack the Ripper Hunting For
In this weeks blog I will be focusing on who Jack The Ripper normally aimed to kill instead of focusing on The Ripper himself. I will be barely listing any facts on how they were killed, but I will me listing numerous facts on what they all had in common. The ladies he killed were known as The Canonical Five. They were all killed in the year of 1888, which is not the only similarity that these ladies have. All…...
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The Blood on the Tombstone
“Stop! Get away!” Screamed out the poor middle aged woman as she was shoved into the unlit part of the alley. She fell, and couldn’t get back up because of the heels she was wearing. What use would it have made anyway? There was no escape. It was quiet that night, in the East End. The year was 1888 in London, England. The air fresh, The paveways lit by streetlights. All interrupted by this terrible event. The man, standing tall…...
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America’s First Killer
Tall, charming, and blue eyed, H.H. Holmes was a mysterious but yet extremely intelligent guy. Holmes graduated from Michigan University’s medical school. During his time at Michigan he studied and excelled in chemistry and Anatomy. Soon after he graduated Holmes began a career in fraud, poison, and murder. He had many victims, and is known to be America’s first serial killer. Some say he may even be Jack the Ripper from the U.K (Jones 1). Herman Mudgett aka: H.H. Holmes…...
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Who Hides Under the Pseudonym Jack the Ripper
During the months of August through November in 1888, the residents of the Whitechapel district in London’s East End lived with hearts filled to the brim with terror. A serial killer, fearfully dubbed as Jack the Ripper, was haunting the night. His victims: prostitutes; his method: gutting; his motive: unknown, as he was never caught. Though the Victorian era police of Scotland Yard - and many conspirators of the present day - had many suspects in mind, no one knows…...
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Who Is Jack the Ripper
In 1888, in White Chapel London, there were five prostitutes that were brutally murdered by a person known as “Jack the Ripper”. He was of the most infamous killers globally and was believed to be a butcher or even a doctor since he had such anatomical knowledge (Simon 38) Throughout the years it had become a sensation to solve the murder case, and some have believed this person to have been H.H. Holmes. Holmes was the first serial killer in…...
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US Serial Killer John F Hickey’s First Murder
Five years before Jack the Ripper emerged on the streets of London, in 1883, the first murder was conducted by the United States first profiled serial killer John F. Hickey, dubbed the “Postcard Killer”. (citation needed) Hickey traveled along the East Coast of the United States for 28 years, raping and killing newsboys. Hickey would write and send letters and postcards after the murders to torment the parents of the children and the police. However, these letters and postcard eventually…...
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