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    Our film was an adaption of I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. We had three parts in the film, the introduction to the world, Neville meeting Ruth, Neville and Ruth having dinner. My main contribution was through the editing and I also directed the chase sequence. We chose I Am Legend because it was fresh in our minds and we’d seen three adaptions of the book already. We decided that Neville and Ruth’s relationship would be the easiest to portray on screen since we only needed two actors. The group originally wanted to do just the meeting scene but it was decided to tack on the dinner scene for length and to flesh out Ruth more. In the introduction, we mainly used a montage and voiceover narration. However, the first 30 seconds is done through…

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    Gender Representation in London’s I am Legend and Atwood’s Oryx and Crake That literature reflects life and society is a fact that is widely acknowledged as it mirrors society’s goods and ills. For centuries, human societies have tended to assign different roles, codes of behavior and thoughts for men and women. Moreover, societies have used the biological distinction of sex to construct a social distinction of gender – being masculine and feminine. In the fictional novels, I am Legend by…

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    intended by the author. To the naked eye, the theme of survival would be the most outstanding theme in both Michael Crichton’s, ‘Jurassic Park’, and Francis Lawrence’s 2007 movie adaption of the book ‘I am legend’. In both these texts, the author places the characters in a dangerous situation instigated by science. In Jurassic Park, the ego-manic John Hammond, uses DNA to recreate prehistoric animals that just like their ancestors carry the instincts to hunt and survive. In I am legend, a man…

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    In the novel, I Am legend, the vampires go through various adaptations from the current normal to help them develop culturally, environmentally, and evolve to become the new normal. Various changes happen to help advance the development of the new normal. Some examples are how the vampires are able to go out into the light without getting hurt, the advancement of having more of a human language and culture, and even learning about the threats in the world that could potentially hurt them. While…

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    I Am Legend Analysis

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    The movie “I Am Legend,” a post-apocalyptic science fiction film, directed by Francis Lawrence in 2007, is regarded as one of the most popular modern vampire-like creature films. It is also credited as the main influence to portray vampires as the characters we know nowadays. Of course, it is not the first time that the concept of a ‘living vampire’ is used in the film industry, and this is actually the third adaptation of Richard Matheson’s novel I Am Legend in 1954, which was published after…

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    I Am Legend Family

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    In I Am Legend, family is a strong symbol throughout the entire movie. The aspect of family is very noticeable. Family is needed in everyone’s life, and most all of us have a family with which to grow up. In the Bible, it talks about family and say siun part, “For where your treasure is, there will your heart will be also.” (Luke 12:34). This verse relates to the movie because family is treasured by the main character, Dr. Neville. He does everything to provide for other families since he no…

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    I Am Legend Themes

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    displayed in the novel I Am Legend which was written by Richard Matheson in 1954. It is about a man named Robert Neville. He is left alone in a world filled with vampires. He struggles to survive as they treat him as prey. The movie adaptation, also I Am Legend, was directed by Francis Lawrence and released in 2007. It is very similar to the book, however it does have its differences. In the movie, Robert is a military doctor who helped create the virus, although it was intended to be a cure for…

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    I Am Legend Response

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    The United States was changed forever on the morning of September 11, 2001; the day that foreign Iranian terrorists planned and executed the first major domestic attack on the United States homeland. The planes that attacked New York City, the Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania (that was possibly en route to the White House or U.S. Capitol building) did more than just demolish infrastructure across the United States, kill nearly 3,000 Americans, and injure 6,000 more; it damaged the entire nation by…

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    I Am Legend Quotes

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    Chief Protector A.O. Neville, was not just a “man of his times”. He was much brighter than many other people of his era. He had big ideas for “improvement” as he was calling it. His circle of obligations was overwhelming, and he genuinely cared for all of the people of Australia. However, the way that he executed his ideas for improvement was not of the better of the people he supposedly cared about. He was unfortunately oblivious to the harm he was inflicting on the Indigenous people of his…

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    Why Is I Am Legend A Hero

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    I Am Legend is a science fiction horror story but unlike most horror stories, "I Am Legend" is not a hero versus villain scenario. I am legend is set in a futuristic version of Los Angeles. Robert Neville, the last surviving human fights against a race of terrifying vampires. However what makes the book different to most is it doesn't glorify Neville's hatred towards the vampires, instead the author uses Neville's interaction with the vampires to study the concept of "otherness" - the way one…

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