Predicate: dissect

Roleset id: dissect.01 , to examine or analyze, to take apart for examination or analysis, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dissect.01: DISSECT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dissect' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from dissect.01-v predicate notes) DISSECTION-N NOTES: Corresponds with dissect.01 (from dissection.01-n)


dissect (v.)
dissection (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: mad scientist, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity dissected

Example: transitive

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

        He-1 fusses endlessly over economic statistics , [*-1] dissecting them in dozens of ways , [*-1]probing for hours in search of potential problems .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: dissecting
        Arg1: them
        ArgM-MNR: in dozens of ways

Example: Both args

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

        The class' dissection of frogs went awry when Elliot released them all.

        Arg0: The class'
        Rel: dissection
        Arg1: of frogs