5 sources from outside, rest from the reading, the number of sources from book has no limit.
Can`t write the essay by using genre & historical context. Has to use other rhetorical devices. Other sources is attached, see the rubric.
I Am Legend (Novel)
One of the common topics in horror genre stories is alienation and in I am Legend mankind is depicted as monster while there is isolation, loneliness and alienation. The protagonist in the horror story finds difficulties living alone when he has no purpose. The vampires in the story are out to kill Robert Neville the protagonist in the stiory, but there is no one to help him when the around him has changed him so much. There is uncertainty and suspense in the story as Matheson does not reveal the mental state of the creatures, and readers are left to speculate about this (Nutall 30). This paper focuses on the theme of isolation and alienation in I am Legend.
The American horror stories have addressed themes that were common in British Gothic literature and music, while, focusing on some of the darkest impulses in human beings (Magistrale and Morrison 2). The vampires and other creatures