Boronin, Alexander Anatolievich – Candidate of Science (Philology), Senior Lecturer of the Department of Foreign Languages, University of Dental Medicine; Doctoral Candidate of the Department of English Philology, Institute of Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication, Moscow State Oblast University.
The article summarizes the basic results of the psycholinguistic experiment studying the contextual semantic influence of an author's image upon interpretation of characters' microtexts. The prime communicative categories representing the author's image are distinguished. The specific features of interpretation of certain characters' microtexts are found.
Key words: author's image, character's microtext, interpretation of literary text, psycholinguistic experiment, semiotic group.