Roleset id: startle.01 , surprise, Source: , vncls: , framnet: startle.01: STARTLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'startle' based on sentences in brown. Verbnet entry (from startle.01-v predicate notes) STARTLING-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from startling.01-j)
Arg0-PAG: cause of surprise
Arg1-PPT: experiencer of surprise
Example: straight transitive
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
The disclosure by Charles Bellows, chief defense counsel, startled observers and was viewed as the prelude to a quarrel between the six attorneys representing the eight former policemen now on trial.
Arg0: the disclosure by Charles Bellows, chief defense counsel
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle
She could easily understand why the two men had been startled *trace* to find a strange girl in the back seat of their car.
Arg1: the two men
Arg0: *trace* to find a strange girl in the back seat of their car
Example: with odd end result
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
Maybe one could be startled into forgetfulness.
Argm-PRD: into forgetfulness