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This essay was written for MSTU1010 Introduction to Creative Thought and Practice as part of the Bachelor of Creative Arts, University of Queensland in 2011.
This essay on NBC’s television series Hannibal was written for the subject ENGL6050 Honours Seminar as part of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program at The University of Queensland on September 25th, 2014.