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Altstein, R. (2019). Life and Death in Loose Threads: A Tribute to My Teacher, Lew Aron. Psychoanal. Perspect., 16(3):240-248.

(2019). Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 16(3):240-248

Life and Death in Loose Threads: A Tribute to My Teacher, Lew Aron

Rachel Altstein, LP, JD

A student contemplates a side comment that her late teacher, Lew Aron, left incomplete at the end of their last lesson together. As a meditation on loss and memory, she embarks on an exercise of imagining what would have come next had there been another class, finding something sad, surprising and resolving in the investigation. In the effort to complete the thought, she is put in touch not only with the mourning function of taking in the comment and trying to elaborate it, but also with the rich potentials parting words can hold, especially in the analytic setting.

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