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Markman, H. (2011). Metaphors We Live By: Commentary on Paper by Steven H. Knoblauch. Psychoanal. Dial., 21(4):437-445.

(2011). Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 21(4):437-445

Metaphors We Live By: Commentary on Paper by Steven H. Knoblauch

Henry Markman, M.D.

The author discusses the role of metaphor in organizing the analyst's experience and contrasts the metaphor of “polyrhythmic weave” offered by Steven Knoblauch, with a musical metaphor rooted in dissonance, uncertainty, and a decentered analytic presence. The author discusses the advantage of each metaphor and how they might be complementary.

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