GENERAL: Type of argument or thematic role which designates an entity which is the cause of and has control over the action denoted by the predicate. EXAMPLE: in (i)-(iii) Miguel is the Agent.
(i) Miguel chased Gianni (ii) Miguel gave Pedro some water (iii) Pedro was hit by Miguel
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Gruber, J. (1965)
Jackendoff, R. (1990)
Jackendoff, R. (1972)