Predicate: gladden

Roleset id: gladden.01 , (cause to) become glad, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

gladden.01: GLADDEN-V NOTES: Based on internet usage examples, expansion via VN. Member of VNcls amuse-31.1, marvel-31.3-1, other_cos-45.4. Comparison with 'please.' (from gladden.01-v)


gladden (v.)Experiencer_obj


        Discourse usage might also show traces in subject/object position,depending on which of the treebankers looked at that particularsentence. You may include them as targetless traces if they arepresent. (from gladden.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: agent, pleaser (vnrole: 31.1-Stimulus, 31.3-1-Stimulus, 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: patient, entity pleased (vnrole: 31.1-Experiencer, 31.3-1-Experiencer, 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrumental (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)

Example: Transitive

        You will find many other things to gladden the eye and lift the spirit.

        Arg0: many other things
        Rel: gladden
        Arg1: the eye

Example: Passive, infinitival complement

        I-1 was gladdened *-1 to see that nothing had changed back at home.

        Rel: gladdened
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: to see that nothing had changed back at home

Example: instrument or manner

        John gladdened Mary with daisies.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: gladdened
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: with daisies

Predicate: glad

Roleset id: glad.02 , happy and grateful, pleased, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

glad.02: GLAD-J NOTES: Added by Julia base on BOLT-1. Corresponds to 'gladden.01', VNcls amuse-31.1, marvel-31.3-1, other_cos-45.4. (from glad.01-j)


glad (j.)Emotions_by_stimulus


        Arg0-PAG: stimulus, pleaser (about what) (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus, 31.3-1-stimulus, 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: glad one (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer, 31.3-1-experiencer, 45.4-patient)

Example: both args

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

        Even the guy above who-1 *PRO*-1 is a glad he is dead has been seduced by the Hitch 's writing in that you either devote yourself to him or hate him above all else .

        Arg1: *PRO*-1
        Rel: glad
        Arg0: he is dead

Example: both args

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

        I'm glad about how things turned out.

        Arg1: I
        Rel: glad
        Arg0: about how things turned out