Roleset id: characterize.01 , assign a label or attribute, describing something as having a label or attribute, Source: , vncls: , framnet: characterize.01: CHARACTERIZE-V NOTES: Latter could be considered a different roleset/sense. (from characterize.01-v) CHARACTERIZATION-N NOTES: (from characterization.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: describer (vnrole: 29.2-1-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing described (vnrole: 29.2-1-Theme)
Arg2-PRD: secondary attribute, described-as (vnrole: 29.2-1-Attribute)
Example: typical transitive
William R. Laidig, Nekoosa's chairman, chief executive officer and president, characterized the $58-a-share bid as ``uninvited.''
Arg0: William R. Laidig, Nekoosa's chairman, chief executive officer and president,
Arg1: the $58-a-share bid
Arg2: as `` uninvited ''
Example: lacking attribute
Anheuser noted that ``beer industry sales volume in 1989 is following the trend [*T*} that has characterized the last half of the '80s.
Argm-rcl: that -> the trend
Arg1: the last half of the '80s
Roleset id: characteristic.02 , characteristic, Source: , vncls: , framnet: characteristic.02: CHARACTERISTIC-J NOTES: (from characteristic.01-j)
Arg1-PPT: possessor of quality, characteristic of whom (should come SECOND)
Arg2-PRD: quality, characteristic itself (should come FIRST)
Example: dialectal linguistics, Args 1 and 2
That accent is characteristic of Northern people.
Arg1: of Northern People
Arg2: That accent