Love Letter Summary
George Saunders

Everything you need to understand or teach Love Letter by George Saunders.

  • Love Letter Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Love Letter Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Love Letter Overview

In George Saunders's epistolary short story, "Love Letter," Robbie's grandfather writes him a handwritten letter in response to Robbie's email. He tells Robbie small details from his own life, while also attempting to offer his grandson advice. Unsure whether or not Robbie should get involved with his friend's complicated legal affairs, Robbie's grandfather uses personal anecdotes, references to the Trump pre- and post-election era, and descriptions of his own remorse and guilt in advising Robbie. The short story explores themes including change and regret.

Lesson Plan

Love Letter Lesson Plans contain 59 pages of teaching material, including: