Predicate: stroke

Roleset id: stroke.01 , stroke, long smooth brushing motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stroke.01: STROKE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'stroke' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry touch-20, other framed members include sting. (from stroke.01-v predicate notes) STROKE-N NOTES: Added by Julia based partially on stroke-v.01, partially on noun corpus examples. Corresponds to VNcls touch-20-1, also see scribble-25.2 to better understand the brush stroke aspect of this sense. (from stroke.01-n)


stroke (v.)
stroke (n.)Manipulation


        arg2 added due to explicit mention of strokes in examples. (from stroke.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: stroker (vnrole: 20-agent, 25.2-agent)
        Arg1-GOL: surface being stroked (vnrole: 20-experiencer, 25.2-destination)
        Arg2-PPT: the strokes themselves (might be writing) (vnrole: 25.2-theme)
        Arg3-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 20-instrument)

Example: transitive

        He pampers them; he invites them to fabulous parties; he strokes them.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: strokes
        Arg1: them

Example: with instrument

        John stroked Mary's back with his foot.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: stroked
        Arg1: Mary's back
        Arg3: with his foot

Example: arg2 and 3

        Mr. Garber depicts these moral qualities with the broad brushstrokes of a satire that occasionally descends to the realm ofcliched caricatures .

        Argm-adj: broad
        Arg3: brush
        Rel: strokes
        Arg2: of a satire that occasionally descends to the realm of cliched carricatures

Example: with arg3

        With rapid , sweeping strokes of the brush he creates fluid , free - floating figures

        Argm-mnr: rapid
        Argm-mnr: sweeping
        Rel: strokes
        Arg3: of the brush

Example: another arg2

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

        From the horizontal and vertical strokes of hanyin script , to the snaky lines of small seal script , Wang performed all with equal facility

        Argm-adj: horizontal and vertical
        Rel: strokes
        Arg2: of hanyin script

Example: args 1 and 3

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

        The first witness, like the first stroke of the brush on clear canvas, makes the first traces on minds comparatively free from any impression.

        Argm-tmp: first
        Rel: stroke
        Arg3: of the brush
        Arg1: on clear canvas

Roleset id: stroke.02 , be on the receiving end of a popped blood vessel in one's head, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stroke.02: STROKE-N NOTES: Based on data from the temprel and stratified corpra. No comparison. No VN or FN classes. Framed by Katie. (from stroke.02-n)


stroke (n.)
have_stroke (l.)


        Arg1-PPT: experiencer


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

        Loss of speech/language function after his ischemic stroke

        Arg1: his
        Argm-adj: ischemic
        Rel: stroke