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"Men went mad and were rewarded with medals"- Why Yossarian Wasn't Crazy

“Who’s they?” He wanted to know. “Who, specifically, do you think is trying to murder you?”
“Every one of them,” Yossarian told him.
“Every one of whom?”

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When books about war got jokes too...

“You know how it is,” Doc Daneeka had wheedled, with a sly, conspiratorial wink. “Why take chances when I don’t have to?”

“Sure,” Yossarian agreed.

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Flies in Catch-22

Quote: How can he see he’s got flies in his eyes if he’s got flies in his eyes?

The Quote appears one page after Joseph Heller…

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Joseph Heller Quotes

“It was miraculous. It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth, impotence into abstinence, arrogance into humility, plunder into philanthropy, thievery into honor, blasphemy into wisdom, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice. 165 more words


Hello all it is 5 am on a Monday, what's up?

When you can’t come up with a clever title but wanna be witty so you end up getting in a catch-22

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Yup just like the post title says, I am currently writing this at five in the morning, and I just… 466 more words

"Catch-22" by Joseph Heller (1961)

“It was love at first sight.”

In my ongoing mission to see if reading the classics makes me a better person, I come roaring down the runway to meet Catch-22, said to be, along with To Kill A Mockingbird, one of the greatest American novels of the last century. 835 more words