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.

  • His later work consists of an extensive series of graphic “reflections” on the themes of classical art, from the second period of Pompeii, to the light explorations of the Impressionists, to Chinese landscapes, all in his egregious comic book pastiche.

  • It made all the pâté de foie gras I'd tasted previously seem mere pastiche.

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

  • 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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