In this day and age there are many forms of communication; email, SMS, telephone and still sometime a person will write a letter. Letter writing is one of the oldest forms of communication and often in these letters they would carry news. The Dear John letter is often referred to as the letter in which someone would be ending their relationship, also seen as a coward’s way of end the affair. The Dear John series is a collection of letters that are intended to break up two people’s relationship. They are written using contemporary language and expression. These letters float over portraits of the intended receiver; they show signs of sadness and quietness.