Predicate: surmount

Roleset id: surmount.01 , (cause to) be atop, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

surmount.01: SURMOUNT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'surmount' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry contiguous_location-47.8.This is a marginal usage; much more common is the 'overcome' sensebelow (surmount.02). (from surmount.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
surmount (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: cause, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing on top (vnrole: 47.8-Theme)
        Arg2-PPT: on top of what (vnrole: 47.8-co-theme)

Example: all args

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

        John surmounted his enormous ice cream sundae with fifteen maraschino cherries.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: surmounted
        Arg2: his enormous ice cream sundae
        Arg1: with fifteen maraschino cherries

Example: more typically ergative

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

        Fifteen maraschino cherries surmounted John's enormous ice cream sundae.

        Arg1: Fifteen maraschino cherries
        Rel: surmounted
        Arg2: John's enormous ice cream sundae

Roleset id: surmount.02 , overcome, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

surmount.02: SURMOUNT-V NOTES: (from surmount.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
surmount (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: victorious one, agent
        Arg1-PPT: challenge

Example: the one example

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

        Indeed, during a recent post-production audience discussion, the director explained that her fondest artistic wish was to find a way to play ``Somewhere Over the Rainbow'' so that [the song's ``original beauty]-1 comes through,'' [*-1]surmounting the cliche.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: surmounting
        Arg1: the cliche