1) Another possible description of the play is as a passage from an ordered world to one overtaken by an anarchic energy. Which one is the world of order? What is it represented by?
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Prince Escalus represents an ordered world in which everyone follows the rules which he sets. He can carry out punishment and create any new rules which he wishes. When the fighting breaks out in the streets between the Montagues and the Capulets, the Prince senses a kind of anarchy which he is quick to put down. When he tells the families, "If you ever disturb out streets again/Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace," he is commanding the people to stand down from their hostility. The fight is, of course, based on the emotion of the younger members of the families. Nevertheless, he will restore order, and that will be that.
Romeo and Julier