Predicate: mock

Roleset id: mock.01 , make fun of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

mock.01: MOCK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'mock' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 33, Framenet entry Judgement and Judgement communication. (from mock.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
mock (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: mocker (vnrole: 33-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: mocked (vnrole: 33-Theme)
        Arg2-PRD: reason, what's so funny (vnrole: 33-Attribute)

Example: just transitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        The latter typically is the humor of the underdog, and it-1 was perfected by both blacks and Jews on the minstrel and vaudeville stage as a means of [*-1] mocking their white and gentile audiences along with themselves.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: mocking
        Arg1: their white and gentile audiences along with themselves

Example: with reason

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Mary mocked John for his habit of turning around three times before going to bed.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: mocked
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: for his habit of turning around three times before going to bed