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Orwell’s 1984 novel, idealises a ‘perfect’ society where humanity
can roam safe under the control of political authorities. Based on a negative utopian
or dystopian genre, 1984 remains one of the most powerful warnings and
pre-mediated uprisings, ever issued under the threats of totalitarian society. Orwell
had witnessed the dangers of absolute political authority in the age of an
advanced society. Theorist Guy Debord, explores how society deviates itself
from a rational, to a society that ‘turns the material life of everyone into a
universe of speculation’ thesis 19 (Debord, G. and Knabb, K. (1994). Unlike
every conventional utopian novel best describing the pros affiliated in a
perfect society, this does the exact opposite; convincing readers to avoid towards
paths that can restrict emancipation or social degradation. In opposition
Orwell’s vision of a post-atomic dictatorship, was to be monitored ceaselessly
by the telescreen. In retrospect, humanity feels at threat, the outcome of the
novel, foreshadows the dawn of the nuclear age, where fixtures of televisions
in family homes enforce a knowledge based economy, information circulates each
day forms of digital media, image is all we are shown and know. Orwell has
postulated such a society mere thirty-five years into a future compounded by
fear ‘The spectacle is capital accumulated to the point where it becomes image’
thesis 34 (Debord, G. and Knabb, K. (1994).  

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