Myles, now something of a wise yet still utterly hip elder of the poetry world, has always been the subject of her own poems, although never in a self- aggrandizing
way; instead, she continually espouses a welcoming atmosphere, a narrative tone that enacts something of a friendship with her readers, even when it turns vitriolic and confrontational.
Barnhill explores the fallout of aggrandizing
motherhood into a divine calling.
New-style CEOs don't court the press with the aim of aggrandizing
themselves and becoming celebrities.
Far from aggrandizing
his role in the armed forces, Douglas writes of how chagrined he was when his Whitman unit's commander asked the group to parade through Walla Walla to celebrate war's end.
As for reforming public corporations, some panel members called for their privatization, saying aggrandizing
public corporations causes problems.
There has been a willing surrender of Congressional authority to an aggrandizing