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This paper introduces the Personality and Emotion Parser (PEP), a model for evaluating the linguistic input of users’ that reflect underlying personality traits and emotional states. PEP is currently being incorporated into AutoTutor, a web-enabled computer tutor that helps students learn by having a natural language conversation with them.