I Am Legend Richard Mathenoson Analysis

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In Richard Mathenoson´s excerpt from I am legend , the author is using a wide variety of figurative devices in order to give us an intense athmosphere of tension and desperation. As the passage opens, mathenson introduces us to a nerve-racking situation as Neville strugles to escape as he is being taken against his own will by people who want to be saved.For instance, the author is describing¨the man¨fingers as ¨skeleton fingers¨in order to give us a more brief picture of how scrawny he is.This simile is giving us a more clear contrast between the living and the death in a really unpleasant picture.However,simile is not the only rhetorical device being used.As Robert Neville was being dragged ¨the man¨last words that he heard from him
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