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1

What is the mode?

Is it spoken or written? - not so important - it will be written.

2

What is the manner?

The relationship between the participants: personal or impersonal? formal or informal? one-way or two-way communication? The purpose of the communication? the relative status of the participants?

3

What is the field?

The subject matter will indicate the kind of discourse taking place.

4

what are the two ways in which the language can come across?

Is it formal or informal?
Is it subject specific or colloquial?

5

Alex is...

.....a lanky bitch.