Argumentative Essay: The Murder Of Lizzie Borden

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Lizzie Borden took an ax, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. The famous rhyme of Lizzie Borden giving her mother 40 whacks and then her father 41. Most people assume she committed the crime, of killing her parents, and that she planned the whole thing though there are some holes in the case. Everybody thinks she committed the crime though no one is sure, one thing is certain there are holes in the case and these holes make me believe that Lizzie did not do the crime. There are so many holes that no one is certain who did the crime. There were lots of loose ends and unsolved questions. I am here to convince you that Lizzie did not do it and, that she is innocent.
Firstly, imagine being accused of killing your parents. How would that make you feel? Well, Lizzie had to go through that, and they assumed things about her. They had Lizzie all wrong! …show more content…

Lizzie along with Bridget Sullivan where in the house, Bridget along with John did not get questioned. According to article #3 14 reasons to believe Lizzie murdered her parents suggests that “ It looked like an inside job. Police found no signs of forced entry into the Borden home.” Even though this article is why she did murder her parents it provides some very important facts. There was no sign of forced entry that means some inside could have done it, so who was also in the house, Bridget. Guess what Bridget was not questioned.
Lastly, little was known about the murderers, but they just assumed that she did. There was no evidence that she did it she was just blamed. People might say that she had a motive and that is enough to prove it. In Lizzie Borden: Murderess or Media Sensation it states that “There was no physical evidence linking her to the murders” There was no evidence that she did the murders. They didn't question anybody but Lizzie. Anyone could have done it. This just proves that Lizzie did not do

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