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From the Claws of Bureaucracy

Summary: Analyzes the novel Catch-22, by Joseph Heller. Explores major themes in the novel. Details how the effects of bureaucracy on society. Examines how the system of bureaucracy binds society by its invisible yet ever-present force, yet devalues the lives of those it affects.
War is bad. Everyone is taught from a young age that war is bad. The people on the other side have taken the wrong view on something or have done something terrible to deserve a military retort. But this view is from the outside; what is war truly like on the inside, among the men (in this day women as well) who are fighting to defend what their country perceives as right? In the novel Catch-22, Joseph Heller takes a stance on the "war is bad" argument by exposing what he sees as great injustices in the system of the Army. Among these great injustices is the bureaucratic way under which the US Military is controlled; from the outside, this bureaucracy seems to work well, but on the inside, it is ridden with corruption. "An administrative system in which the need or inclination to follow...

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