Adapted from: http://novelinks.org/uploads/Novels/1984/Anticipation%20Guide.pdf                                1984

Anticipation Guide

Read the following statements below carefully. Then check the box that best represents how your feelings or opinions about each statement, rating them 1-5.

  1. Strongly Disagree
  2. Disagree
  3. Neutral
  4. Agree
  5. Strongly Agree

Remember, these are your opinions, so there are no right or wrong answers. However, please be prepared to defend your stance as we discuss these statements as a class.

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Statement

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Life would be easier if we didn’t have to worry about where we work, live, or what we eat.

The fewer words we can say something in, the better.

Individual freedom is more important than group security.

Love at first sight really exists.

You can know somebody’s heart and intentions just from

a single glance.

Religion is linked to individuality.

Facts don’t change.

If you really love someone, you will never betray him/her.

Children should turn their parents in if they are breaking the law.

Ignorance among a nation’s people increases that country’s strength.

The government should have significant power and control over its citizens