On The Cordial Enmity Of Joan Didion And Pauline Kael

Both Kael and Didion -- Didion for sure -- would object to your using the word "cliché" as an adjective. In English (though many would regard this as iffy too) we say "clichéd." In French, the past participle "cliché" does not mean "clichéd."

Posted on November 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm 0