Mortality, especially suicide, is a leading theme for both the novel Catch 22 and the play Hamlet, for both works of literature emphasize on the thoughts of the individual on self-inflicted death. Death is looked at from alternative points of view in both works, it…
Essays on Catch 22
by Joseph Heller
Best topics on Catch 22
Dark comedy, absurdist fiction, satire, war fiction, historical fiction
November 10, 1961
John “Yo-Yo” Yossarian, Chaplain Tappman, Doc Daneeka, Chief White Halfoat and Flume, Aarfy, Nately’s Whore and her kid sister, Milo Minderbinder, Colonel Cathcart, Colonel Korn, Generals Dreedle and Peckem, Major Major, Dunbar, Snowden, Orr, Major Danby
The story is based on Joseph Heller's personal experience in World War II.