agentive role

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Noun1.agentive role - the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
participant role, semantic role - (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
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This involves individuals' cognitive restructuring of their immoral behavior, such as justifying the rationality of their action, verbally sanitizing aggression, or minimizing their agentive role in harm (Bandura, 1999).
Even at an advanced stage of AD, the analysis of narrative positioning can be used in productive ways to chart the remains of the narrative self and the remaining, agentive role of the embodied self.
This theoretical paper tries to explain the role of children's collective play to form the prototype of agentive role of subjectivity in avoluntary and pleasurable way which would develop as a positive behaviour in the future occurrences of other collective activities based on the perspectives of cultural-historical psychology.
1) AL- BAQARA (The Cow)/130--And who forsakes the religion of Ibrahim = forsakes Rejected/Returned/Rejects --Medina--Present verb with an agentive role whose subject is deleted