I Am Legend Book Analysis
The remaining healthy person: Robert Neville, spends most of his time figuring out if there is a way of reversing the plague while shielding himself every night from hordes of vampires ogling around his house baying for his healthy blood. He was stressed and lonely as spent most of his times around his house.
“ON THOSE CLOUDY DAYS, Robert Neville was never sure …show more content…
Mathewson dominates his book with vampires that arose out of the infection from viruses. He further brings the immune nature of vampirism by bringing a character Robert Neville who is immune to the virus thereby twisting the myth that vampirism can only be obtained through biting from an infected vampire only. The vampirism spread even to his family and immediate neighbors Mathewson also brings out the vampires as intelligent unlike the popular myth that most are usually zombies, inhuman and dormant. While hiding in his house, Robert could hear the vampires conversing and discussing about him. “Above the noises, he heard Ben Cortman shout as he always shouted. ‘ Come out, Neville!’ Someday I’ll get that bastard (Mathewson,