Roleset id: initiate.01 , begin, Source: , vncls: , framnet: initiate.01: INITIATE-V NOTES: Actually, this whole frameset was created by copying 'start' and replacing all the 'start's with 'initiate's. The examples are a little funky.Member of Vncls establish-55.5-1. (from initiate.01-v) INITIATION-N NOTES: ~initiate.01 (from initiation.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 55.5-1-agent)
Arg1-PPT: Theme(-Creation) (vnrole: 55.5-1-theme)
Arg2-MNR: Instrument (vnrole: 55.5-1-instrument)
Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2
Mr. Bush said that he initiated talks with the Soviets on the informal meeting by sending a proposal to Mr. Gorbachev last July , which the Soviet leader readily accepted .
Arg1: talks with the Soviets on the informal meeting
Arg2: by sending a proposal to Mr. Gorbachev last July , which the Soviet leader readily accepted
Example: instrumental object
The book initiated with a murder
Arg1: The book
Arg2: with a murder
Example: instrumental subject
A murder initiated the book
Arg2: A murder
Arg1: the book
Example: ARG1 and ARG0
President Chen Shui - bian personally attended the anniversary event , and vowed to carry on the policy , initiated by the previous government , of apologizing to and caring for the victims .
Arg1: the policy
Arg0: by the previous government
A storm initiated
Arg1: A storm
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Ben's initiation of the speech with a joke went over well with the audience.
Arg1: of the speech
Arg2: with a joke
Roleset id: initiate.02 , perform welcoming ritual, Source: , vncls: , framnet: initiate.02: INITIATE-V NOTES: I haven't actually seen any of these yet; if you find a real examplesend it to me so I can include it in the frames. (from initiate.02-v)
Arg0-PAG: initiator, welcomer
Arg1-PPT: initiated, welcomed
Example: ARG1 and ARG2
a rite of passage that initiated him into the world of Adirondack guides and mountaineers
Arg2: the world of Adirondack guides and mountaineers
Roleset id: initiative.03 , personal quality/manner of doing something without prompting, Source: , vncls: , framnet: initiative.03: INITIATIVE-N NOTES: Added by Julia for AMR.
Arg0-PAG: self-motivated entity
Arg1-PPT: doing what
I congratulate Senator Fielding on his initiative in driving the Senate Inquiry into the Wind.
Arg1: in driving the Senate Inquiry into the Wind