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Catch 22, An Analysis

Summary: Analyzes the novel Catch 22, written by Joseph Heller. Describes Heller's use of irony and his development of unusual characters. Commends Heller's use of satire.
Catch 22, written by Joseph Heller, was a unique satire which described strange situations and under-lying motives behind World War II without encumbering it with the false glory and honor normally associated with war. This different approach to war made the book interesting. Along with well-developed and relatable characters, Joseph Heller used irony throughout the novel which helped tie in the absurd law of Catch 22 to the unusual behaviors of many of the novel's characters. It was a difficult book to read because of the out-of-sequence events. The chapters were not connected smoothly, and it always took a page or two to recognize the setting and characters. This was frustrating, but the content and humor always kept you interested to read more.

Joseph Heller gave all of the characters particularly human traits and desires, but also gave each of the characters contrasting mindsets about the war. Yossarian, who...

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