Predicate: blame

Roleset id: blame.01 , assign culpability, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

blame.01: BLAME-V NOTES: The last example seems to leave aside the 'reason' argument, leadingme to believe that should be arg2. But it's pretty much a tossupeither way. (from blame.01-v) BLAME-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry blame.01, OntoNotes grouping blame-n senses 1& 2; maps to VN class judgement-33. Framed by Claire. (from blame.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
blame (v.)
blame (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: blamer (vnrole: 33-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity blamed (vnrole: 33-Theme)
        Arg2-PRD: blame for what (vnrole: 33-Attribute)

Example: active, arg1 as DO

        The company blamed a number of factors for the earnings decline, including softer sales of joint-implants.

        Arg0: The company
        Rel: blamed
        Arg1: a number of factors
        Arg2: for the earnings decline
        ArgM: including softer sales of joint-implants

Example: passivized arg1

        Uncertainty about the prospects for further action to curtail stock-index arbitrage, [a form]-1 of program trading blamed *trace*-1 for recent volatility in the market, also contributed to its lack of direction, Mr. Puccio said.

        Rel: blamed
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: for recent volatility in the market

Example: active, arg2 as DO

        And some carriers are facing other unexpected headaches: USAir, for example, blamed some of its loss on merger expenses and on disruptions caused by Hurricane Hugo last month.

        Arg0: USAir
        ArgM-DIS: for example
        Rel: blamed
        Arg2: some of its loss
        Arg1: on disruptions caused by Hurricane Hugo last month

Example: passivized arg2

        [Much of the instability in stock prices]-2 lately has been blamed *trace*-2 on arbitrage trading, designed to profit from differences in prices between stocks and index futures.

        ArgM-TMP: lately
        Rel: blamed
        Arg2: *trace*-2-
        Arg1: on arbitrage trading, designed to profit from differences in prices between stocks and index futures

Example: deciding case?

        Fina blamed lower chemical prices, reduced gasoline margins and refinery maintenance shutdowns.

        Arg0: Fina
        Rel: blamed
        Arg1: lower chemical prices , reduced gasoline margins and refinery maintenance shutdowns

Example: Arg 1 only

        In an Oct. 10 editorial-page article , `` It 's the World Bank 'sTurn to Adjust , '' Paul Craig Roberts lays most of the blame forwhat ails developing countries at the doorstep of the World Bank.

        Rel: blame
        Arg2: for what ails developing countries

Example: All arguments

        His blame of John for stealing the data was totally unfounded.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: blame
        Arg1: of John
        Arg2: for stealing the data

Example: Another All Arguments

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Reporters are questioning the governor's blame of the scandal on a staff member.

        Arg0: the governor's
        Rel: blame
        Arg2: of the scandal
        Arg1: on a staff member