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Catch-22 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 41 "Snowden" Summary

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Chapter 41 "Snowden" Summary

Yossarian wakes up in a hospital, where several overzealous doctors discuss cutting into him. A colonel and a hatchet-faced man interrogate him. Yossarian pretends to faint, when one of them threatens to stick his thumbs in Yossarian's wound. Overhearing the incompetent banter of the doctors, Yossarian is forced to give up the ruse to insist that there be no surgery. The doctors put him under. Yossarian slips into and out of consciousness, waking once to a mean-faced man who brags cryptically "We got your pal, buddy. We got your pal" (442). The chaplain visits to congratulate Yossarian for protecting Colonel Cathcart from the Nazi assassin. Yossarian sets the record straight, explaining that it was Nately's whore who stabbed him, and that it was he himself who was the target. The Chaplain is disappointed to hear of Yossarian's deal with Cathcart...

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