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Jack The Ripper: The Supernatural In Victorian England

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The time of the Victorians marked the start of the supernatural, which very importantly happened between 1750 to 1950. A main factor which caused the Victorians to believe in so much about the super natural was down to a big part to play in religion. Education was also another big part to play; Education was becoming more and more common in Victorian England at this time. The Victorians were very into Supernatural things, this meant they were totally thrilled by it! Just like today not everyone might not of such believed in the supernatural but it was a lot of fun to think about it and for some people pretend! Furthermore people were said to say it much easier to see ghosts in low light levels, an example of this particular moment is the …show more content…

Jack the Ripper is the best known name who was a unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the larger areas of London in 1888. The name "Jack the Ripper" came from a letter written by someone saying that they were the murderer that the media was suggesting they were looking for. The letter is believed to be a fake and a hoax by many many people. This letter may have been written by journalists in an attempt to gain more interest in the story and increase their newspapers …show more content…

It starts like this… ‘When I was young kid, I had an extremely big room, with my bed in the corner directly opposite of there the door was. My parents always made me close the door when I went to bed! as well as pull down the curtains down completely, I’ve never been scared of the dark and I knew my way around that old room in my sleep. Never had anything odd happen, either, until one morning I woke up much earlier than usual, it was around 5am-ish and I was hearing voices. I immediately recognized them as not being my parents, at the start they were whispering. I can’t remember what they were talking about, but I remember that as soon as I quietly, quietly said;whilst I was being paranoid. they grew louder fast, and more voices started talking at once. I was quite panicky, worried and scared at this point. I scrambled out of bed; I was going to tackle this as it came! I tried carefully making my way towards the door with the voices keeping growing louder, I heard some of the voices starting to laugh, and I distinctly remember them laughing in a very mocking manner, taunting and mocking me for something, but I didn’t not know what! When I finally reached my door and just pulled it open, everything was silent IMMEDIATELY, like all the laughing stopped. All the talking stopped. All the mocking stopped. Nothing like that ever happened again, and when I told my parents about it a bit earlier they said they both didn’t hear anything, and

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