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tr.v. me·mo·ri·al·ized, me·mo·ri·al·iz·ing, me·mo·ri·al·iz·es
1. To provide a memorial for; commemorate.
2. To present a memorial to; petition.

me·mo′ri·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
me·mo′ri·al·iz′er n.
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Instead Jantil may have been praised for her role as a "memorializer" (Miller 2006: 21; Nelson & Alker 2008: 13-35), (35) and not necessarily understood only as "the poet who can create 'monument' out of 'words'" (Miller 2006: 21).
PBS has fallen into the role of cultural memorializer, the celebrator of moribund genres.