The stanza is written like the formulaic examples of wit and allusion in old-fashioned riddle books.
A formulaic plot, predictable storyline, and a slow beginning hurt what in some places is a nice suspense thriller.
And then you realise that it's formulaic , predictable - and still almost to the point of perfection.
Such a user might find it efficient to be able to refer to formulaic phrases by code or abbreviation without even viewing the display.
As a result, Homer often needs four different formulaic phrases for each hero in order to fill each of the pauses indicated above.
To summarise is to condemn it as trite and formulaic .
A formulaic approach to application of the rule would be mistaken.
Chinese has an additive oral style, comprised of expressions of formulaic styling.
The movie is occasionally trite, often formulaic , and frequently familiar.
Similarly, the later ones become more elaborate in style, while the early poems were written in a simple, formulaic style of great dramatic force.