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Ambiguity

Expression that has more than one meaning. Puns usually draw on the ambiguity of the speaker's intent. “Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man.” Romeo and Juliet, 3.1.93

Ambiguity is an example of:
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I am hurt. A plague o’ both houses!

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Mercutio
I am hurt.
A plague o’ both houses! I am sped.
Is he gone and hath nothing?
Benvolio
What, art thou hurt?
Mercutio
Ay, ay, a scratch, a scratch. Marry, ’tis enough.
Where is my page?—Go, villain, fetch a surgeon.
   Page exits.

No, ’tis not so deep as a well,
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Source:
Act 3
Scene 1
Line 93

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A Plague and a Scourge