Chapter 8

Meaningful Themes in the Ripper Correspondence

Dirk C. Gibson


This chapter reported and exemplified the fifteen meaningful themes in the Ripper letters. They included; 1) Promise to send body parts, 2) The knife, 3) Killings called “work,” 4) Sir Charles Warren, 5) Threats vs. named individuals, 6) Accomplices, 7) “Catch me,” 8) Men and boys threatened, 9) Past murders mentioned, 10) “Ha ha,” 11) Prostitutes, 12) Other names for the Ripper, 13) Ripper wanted to be caught, 14) Letters to the press, and 15) Bloodhounds.

Total Pages: 105-120 (16)

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