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Play and the Metaphors of the Body

  title={Play and the Metaphors of the Body},
  author={Siegfried Bernfeld and Willi Hoffer},
Freud's theories of psychosexual and ego development state that the ego is first and foremost a bodily ego and that, through the symbolic function, the child's organization of the world is constellated around various, maturationally determined, zones and functions of the body. This theory was a masterpiece of inference as it was based entirely on the dreams, fantasies, and free associations of Freud's adult analysands. He was able to further extend and elaborate his ideas through his… 
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