Orwell’s 1984 novel,illustrates a ‘perfect’ society where humanity can roam safe under the legislationsof political authorities. Orwell had witnessed the dangers of absolutepolitical authority in the age of an advanced society. Based on a negative utopianor dystopian genre, the novel remains one of the most powerful warnings againstpre-mediated uprisings, ever issued under the threats of totalitarianism. TheoristGuy Debord, explores the many ways society deviates itself from a rational oneto a society where the production of visual material ‘turns the material lifeof everyone into a universe of speculation’ thesis 19 (Debord, G. and Knabb, K.(1994). Unlike every conventional utopian novel, best describing the attributesin a perfect society, this does the exact opposite; convincing readers to avoidtowards paths that emancipation or social degradation. In opposition Orwell’svision of a post-atomic dictatorship, was to be monitored ceaselessly by thetelescreen.
Humanity feels at threat, the outcome of the novel, foreshadows thedawn of the nuclear age, where the fixation of televisions in family homes,emerging into what we currently proliferate, a knowledge based economy. Informationcirculates our lives each day in forms of digital media. In retrospect, Imageis all we see and know. Orwell has postulated such a society mere thirty-fiveyears into