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By Hamish Canham, Carole Satyamurti

A part of the Tavistock medical institution sequence. This booklet explores the various ways that an realizing of poetry, and the poetic impulse, might be fruitfully knowledgeable via psychoanalytic rules. it can be argued that there's a specific affinity among poetry and psychoanalysis, in that either pay shut cognizance to the best meanings of linguistic expression, and either, although in several methods, are centrally inquisitive about subconscious tactics. The individuals to this quantity, the majority of them clinicians with a powerful curiosity in literature, discover this connection in a number of methods, targeting the paintings of specific poets, from the prophet Ezekiel to Seamus Heaney.

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The poem condenses and communicates the pain of unmanageable experience, even encompassing the parental intrusion and destructive violation of the child’s (diary) privacy in that final act of abusive indignity. The mother enacts the feelings which she herself cannot contain emotionally: the primitive belief that in physically cutting out and disposing of the diary pages she would eradicate the child’s knowledge, would eliminate, as if from her own mind too, the bitterness of the failed relationship.

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These are loose analogies rather than exact parallels, but such relationships can each bring about a kind of “realization” which lies outside the realm of consciousness. The medium is symbolic form. In the language of poetic diction, “the metaphor attempts to arouse cognition of the unknown by suggestion from the known” (Barfield, 1928, p. 110), or, as Shelley put it, effectively defining the essence of poetry: “Metaphorical language marks the before unapprehended relations of things” (quoted by Barfield, p.

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