Jack the Ripper1) From the article we can see that the victims were bothprostitutes, very poor ones at that, which made the murders of MarthaTabram and Polly Nicholls alike. Allegedly by the same degenerate. Itwould be suggested that Polly Nicholls and Martha Tabram did nothingto provoke such an attack but were murdered spontaneously due to thefact that they had nothing a murderer could possibly want. This sourcecould potentially be a feeble source though as it is merely anewspaper article from the ‘East End Observer’, newspapers tend tofocus on whatever would get the most readers rather than telling thefacts. Then again, it was written near the time of the murders andthey got the times correct so it could be reliable. The article alsosays, ‘the excess of effort has been apparent in each murder’, thistells us that the killer had intent to kill and a certain amount ofknowledge how he wished to murder his victim.
2) Source A is an article from the East End Observer telling aboutthe murders of the two prostitutes, Polly Nicholls and Martha Tabram.Source B is part of the coroner’s report regarding the death of PollyNicholls. Source C is the report of Dr. Fredrick Blackwell on thecorpse of Elizabeth Stride. Source C is about the murder of ElizabethStride and B is about Polly Nicholls, both of them talk about thevictim’s corpses as they were found and goes into detail about wherethe cuts were inflicted, both C and B say the murders were committedwith a knife of some sort. Source A doesn’t give any information thatrelates to the corpses, they just focus on where / who they were, andthe murderer. C and B are similar to each other due to them talkingabout the victims corpses and how they were found but Source A doesnot relate to them at all because it doesn’t mention the injuries ofthe victims. Also, Source C contradicts Source A by suggesting it was