Banal, adj, drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite.
parse, v, 1. to break (a sentence)down into its component parts of speech with an explanation of the form, function, and syntatctical relationship of each part. 3a. to examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, esp by breaking into components.
Source: American Heritage College Dictionary.
Its been a while since i've looked up anything in the dictionary and I bought a decent one a couple of years ago. It was high time to get some learning.