Etymology: French: pastiche, from Italian: pasticcio
- A work of drama, literature, music, or architecture that imitates the work of a previous artist, often satirically.
- A musical medley.
- An incongruous mixture; a hodgepodge.
- A postmodern playwriting technique that fuses a variety of styles, genres, and story lines to create a new form.
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