Word of the Day
1. a literary, musical, or artistic piece consisting wholly or chiefly of motifs or techniques borrowed from one or more sources
2. an incongruous combination of materials, forms, motifs, etc., taken from different sources; hodgepodge
"A famous example of a pastiche is 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,' which is a playful take on Hamlet."
Synonyms: hodgepodge, reproduction