Peace in the Pieces Disassembled: Deconstructing Hannibal, part III

III. Folie à deux In the first part of this deconstruction (I. When Hannibal Fed Will’s dogs) I promised to write a few things on Hannibal’s true motives. For this part of the analysis it is crucial that we all concur that Hannibal is a very intelligent, multilayered, complex character.  Hannibal’s motives must never be too […]

Peace in the Pieces Disassembled: Deconstructing Hannibal, part II

II. What Would Freud Say? For anyone who’s ever read Sigmund Freud, it is obvious that the two protagonists are manifestations of the two opposing elements in his structural model of the human psyche/mind: id and superego. But, let’s start with the basics, for all those who haven’t read Freud;  presuming that you have read […]

Peace in the Pieces Disassembled : Deconstructing Hannibal, part I

Now that I have watched Relevés and I have most of the pieces -or at least the corners- of this amazing puzzle, this totem pole of beauty and horror and awesome that Bryan Fuller created, I can finally start writing about it. The current post is the first part in a series of posts that I […]