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The Idiot
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  • But Aglaya evidently thoroughly enjoyed the affectation and ceremony with which she was introducing her recitation of the poem.
  • All the affectation of manner which she had displayed at the beginning disappeared as the ballad proceeded.
  • "Affectation!" remarked someone else.
  • However, the prince soon changed his mind on this score, and thought that there was not only no affectation of indifference, but that Rogojin was not even particularly agitated.

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  • Her apparent wealth was proven to be an affectation.
  • He’s a good actor. He can change affectations and mannerisms like most people change clothes.

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