Alissa Melinger

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alissa Melinger plays a role.


Melinger, Alissa and Willem J.M. Levelt. 2005. Gesture and the communicative intention of the speaker. Gesture 4:2, pp. 119–141
This paper aims to determine whether iconic tracing gestures produced while speaking constitute part of the speaker’s communicative intention. We used a picture description task in which speakers must communicate the spatial and color information of each picture to an interlocutor. By establishing… read more | Article
Mauner, Gail, Jean-Pierre Koenig, Alissa Melinger and Breton Bienvenue. 2002. The lexical source of unexpressed participants and their role in sentence and discourse understanding. The Lexical Basis of Sentence Processing: Formal, computational and experimental issues, Merlo, Paola and Suzanne Stevenson (eds.), pp. 233–254