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Narrative Prompts

1. Would you rather be extremely successful professionally and have a tolerable, but unexciting private life or would you rather have an extremely happy private life and only a tolerable, but unexciting professional life? Explain.

2. If you could spend one year in perfect happiness, but afterward wouldn't remember anything, would you? Why? If not, why not. 

3. If a new medicine were developed that wold cure arthritis, but caused a fatal reaction on one percent of those taking it, would you want it released to the public? Support your reasoning. 

4. You discover your wonderful one-year-old child not yours because of a mix-up at the hospital. Would you want to exchange the children and correct the mistake? Explain. 

5. Do you think the world will be a better or worse place one hundred years from now? What do you imagine it to be like (be descriptive).

6. Would you accept $1,000,000.00 to leave the country and never set foot in it again? Explain why you would choose this. 

7. Which gender do you think has it easier in America? Why? Do you ever wish you were of the opposite sex? 

8. If you were able to live to the age of 100 and retain either the mind or the body of a 20 year old, which would you choose and why?

9. Describe your perfect day.

10.  For a person you loved deeply, would you be willing to move to a different country or somewhere so far away there would be little chance of seeing your friends or family again? How would you feel? What factors would you consider? Describe a person you imagine you could love deeply. 

11. Who do you admire most? Why? Describe them. How do they inspire you?

12. If at birth you could choose the profession your child would eventually pursue, would you? Why or why not. 

13. Would you be willing to become extremely ugly physically if it meant could live at any age you chose for 1000 years?  Explain. 

14. If you could wake-up tomorrow having gained a quality (character trait), what would it be and why.

15. Do you prefer being around males or females the most? Explain why. Do your closest friends tend to be male or female? 

16. Are there people you envy enough to want to trade lives with them? Who are they and why?

17. Have you ever really disliked someone? If so why and for how long? How did you, or how can you turn your feelings around? 

18. If you knew there would be nuclear war in one week, what would you do and why? 

19. What was your most enjoyable dream? Your worst nightmare? 

20. When did you last sing to yourself? Sing to someone else? Dance alone? Shout for joy or laugh aloud even when there was no one else around. Do you think this is healthy? Why or why not?

21. Would you like your spouse to be both better looking and smarter then you are? 

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