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- Mar 2017
When you were in jail and I first came out, who was I with?
This is a good "easy question" that was mentioned in the readings. I see how an easily answered question is good to use, because the interviewee is able to give a lot of detail and will normally get into the conversation more because they know that they have a lot to say on the topic. It opens up the talk and eases the flow, I think.
P: But I wanted to know why you never told me this stuff? Why didn’t you?
This reveals that Savannah's interview with her mom was motivated by the desire to know more about what happened to both of them and what her mother felt about the circumstances. The first 4 questions definitely felt planned. I think that Savannah wrote them down beforehand, so that she could get specific answers. This shows good planning.