Interesting Literature: A Summary and Analysis of ‘Got a Letter from Jimmy’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘Got a Letter from Jimmy’ is a short story by the American writer Shirley Jackson (1916-65). The story, which runs to just a few pages, involves just two characters: an unnamed husband and wife. The husband has received a letter from an associate simply identified as Jimmy; the wife ... Read more

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘Got a Letter from Jimmy’ is a short story by the…