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What parts of linguistics deal with the differences between text types?

The features mentioned in the last paragraph of the question belong to the domain of corpus linguistics and stylometry. For the categories mentioned in the first part of the question, Systemic ...
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Letters had been "gone over backward and forward" to disguise handwriting, what does this mean?

It is not a standard expression, so must be understood according to the normal meanings of its parts. If the handwriting was "gone over" it presumably means that the writer had written the ...
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Flesch-Kincaid and Linguistics

Applied linguistics. The method draws on computational/quantitative linguistics and writing systems. (It could – and, one might argue, should – draw on psych/cognitive/neurolinguistics too, but I don’...
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