Essays Tagged: "Lizzie Borden"

Lizzie Borden: America's Little Axe Murderer.

12; story house at 92 Second Street, in Fall River, Massachusetts. This crime shocked the nation as Lizzie Borden, a 32-year-old Sunday school teacher, went on trial for the murder of her father and h ... ew J. Borden and Abby Gray Borden is still unknown, but in the public mind everyone believes it was Lizzie Borden.Lizzie was born and grew up in Fall River, Mass. She was the youngest daughter of Andr ...

(5 pages) 54 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an analytical essay on the murder of William Robinson, which occured in 1868 on the Salt Spring Islands in British Columbia.

liam RobinsonThroughout history there have been many unsolved murder cases, from Jack the Ripper to Lizzie Borden. These cases have plagued criminal investigators and historians alike for centuries. O ...

(6 pages) 58 2 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Fall River Axe Murders" by Angela Carter.

etting piece throughout the story was the house the family lived in. This seemed to be a motive for Lizzie's actions. My feeling on this is that during the summer time, a time of life and living, Lizz ... s. There for when the hot summer humidity and head swept across Fall River area, my feeling is that Lizzie became very uneasy and it was possible that insanity struck during the time of the incident. ...

(1 pages) 43 1 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Reflective Response - "A Wasp's Look at Lizzie Border" - Florence King. A response paper describing the situation in the poem.

King, Florence. "A Wasp Looks at Lizzie Borden". Retellings: A Thematic Literature Anthology. Eds. Clarke, M.B. and A.G. Clarke. Bost ... Thematic Literature Anthology. Eds. Clarke, M.B. and A.G. Clarke. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2004. 246-253Lizzie was acquitted of the murders, but King assumes she was guilty. What evidence does King offer? ... assumes she was guilty. What evidence does King offer? How convincing is it?King's "A Wasp Looks at Lizzie Border" gives the reader a portrayal of the Borden murders that Angela Carter's "The Fall Riv ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lizzie Borden...Criminal Mastermind or Insanely Innocent? - And article examining the Lizzie Borden Case as a legal prosecution.

Lizzie Borden. Miss Lizzie Borden. Angela Carter has given her defense case and produced what is rat ... used to her advantage. Since the death of her birth mother, and the introduction of her stepmother, Lizzie transformed herself into a spoiled young girl who her Father could never say no to. Why could ... as it due to the fact that he felt sorry over his wife's death? Or was it guilt over his new wife...Lizzie's new stepmother. Seclusion was the only answer. Lizzie would grow up a mysterious child with ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Lizzie Borden

Some people think that it was Lizzie that was responsible for the murders of her father, and stepmother. Other people think that i ... oticed in the neighborhood. Why would that strange young man kill them? I think that that it wasn't Lizzie or that strange man. I just think it was someone who didn't like the Borden's because maybe, ... atchet not an ax. My second reason is because the police don't have enough evidence to prove it was Lizzie or anyone else. Maybe they killed themselves. Finally, my last reason Lizzie moved out the ho ...

(2 pages) 412 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lizzie borden

rdict of not guilty, the insufficiency of evidence and the lack of conclusive evidence all point to Lizzie Borden as being falsely accused. Her previous job as a Sunday School teacher and the fact tha ... bably wasn't capable of killing her own father and stepmother all lead to the apparent outcome that Lizzie Borden was most likely not the only one possibly at fault in the Borden murders, if she was e ...

(11 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature