This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Robert Neville - This character's spouse and only child have died from a virulent vampire disease.
Ben Cortman - Once the protagonist's neighbor, friend, and co-worker, this character has been transformed into a vampire.
The Dog - This is a scrawny creature which has been befriended by the protagonist and has escaped the scourge of the vampires by hiding.
Ruth - This character's two children die in the vampire plague and his/her spouse was killed by the main character.
Virginia - This character is the protagonist's wife who returns from the dead.
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