Jack the Writer: A Verbal & Visual Analysis of the Ripper Correspondence

Major Themes in the Ripper Correspondence

Author(s): Dirk C. Gibson

Pp: 93-104 (12)

DOI: 10.2174/9781608057511113010009

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The five major themes quantified in the Ripper correspondence were reported in this chapter. They included; 1) Day/date/time of future murders, 2) Street address and town of future murders, 3) Writer’s address/location given, 4) References to number of committed and/or planned murders, and 5) The Ripper’s travel plans.

Keywords: Blackheath, Calcutta, Commercial Street Police Station, Dublin, East India Docks Road, Glasgow, Lambeth, Leylands, London Road, Leeds, King’s Cross Road Police Station, Manchester, Parliament. St Pancras Church, Thornton Heath, Ulverston, York Street, Waterloo, West End, Woolwich.

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