Example sentences for: pastiche

How can you use “pastiche” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Her fiancé, François, a petit bourgeois in behavior, though considering himself the crème de la créme, is aide-de-camp to a general and has the rank of lieutenant, fancies himself as a raconteur and littérateur (having published a pastiche of vers libres and a catalogue raisonné of the works of Oliver North, which was hailed as a chef d'oeuvre), though his ambition is to be a Grand Prix driver.

  • Perhaps a big star comes aboard, declares the script a disaster for reasons of his own, and convinces the studio to hire another writer--or five or six--so that the final shooting script is nothing but a pastiche of scenes from a dozen different drafts.

  • It is a short pastiche and parody of jingoist sentiment, swatches from a patriotic after-dinner speech at the local Elks Club, perhaps.

  • A day spent watching CNBC is an object lesson in what the word "pastiche" really means.

  • Elena McMahon has been propelled into a demimonde where, as the narrator puts it in a knowing pastiche of official jargon, those "trying to create a context for democracy" are "maybe getting [their] hands a little dirty in the process or just opting out, letting the other guy call it."


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