This occurs when one sentence, phrase, or word has more than one possible meaning.
“Multiplicity of Meaning is an important tool that can result in a mild confusion and disorientation which is useful in inducing
Anytime you can makes it possible for the listener to internally process a message in more than one way, you require the person to actively participate in
creating the meaning of the message, which increase the probability that the meaning will be appropriate for them.
In addition, it is likely that one or more of the meanings will remain at the unconscious level. The first four patterns described in this document
(Nominalizations, Unspecified Verbs, Unspecified Nouns, and Erasure) all function to increase the multiplicity of meaning of the message.