Characters:Robert Neville: A middle-aged, burly man who is the last survivor of mankind. He struggles with addiction to alcohol.Ruth: A young lady infected with the Krippin Virus. She works as a spy for the vampiresTheme:IsolationSurvivalDepression
Setting:The suburban area of Los Angeles
Conflict:Man vs. NatureMan vs SelfInciting incident:Robert Neville must try to stay alive while the "New Society" (AKA the vampires) try to catch and execute him
"Ben Cortman was outside. "Come out, Neville" " (Matheson) !
Rising Action:Robert comes in contact with Ruth, another living being in the daytime. He doesn't know she is infected.
" "I won't hurt you!" he cried, but she kept running" (Matheson).
How did I not notice?!?
Climax:Robert Neville finds out that Ruth has been infected. She has actually been spying on him and he is in danger. He must escape to the mountains because she knows the weaknesses of the house and has told the other vampires/ infected people.
Falling Action:Robert Neville must defend his house while the New Society is hunting and exterminating all humans.
"He felt the room spinning around him. So this is the end. It was the only thing he could think" (Matheson).
"To them he was some terrible scourge they had never seen, a scourge even worse than the disease they had come to live with" (Matheson).
Resolution:He is captured by the New Society and was executed in front of the rest of the vampires.