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Journey Into the Whirlwind - Study Guide Part I, Chapter 17, The Conveyor Belt Summary & Analysis

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In Part I, Chapter 17, Ginzburg is harshly interrogated using the "Conveyor Belt" method: uninterrupted interrogation with different interrogators. Ginzburg endures this for seven days. Among the interrogators is Vevers, who uses cocaine frequently. She still refuses to sign anything, and eventually blacks out. When she awakens, she is back in her cell, and Lyama is caring for her. After Ginzburg eats, she is called back for interrogations.

Part I, Chapter 17, The "Conveyor Belt" Analysis

The brutality against Ginzburg increases through the use of constant interrogation with no sleep. The interrogators continually switch up, employing a mixture of every possible method against her, from Yelshin's emotional appeals to Vever's enraged, cocaine-fueled outbursts. This goes on for seven days, and finally, Ginzburg is allowed to sleep. This is the exact opposite of the isolation method attempted previously...

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