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Catch-22

Catch-22

by Joseph Heller

Catch-22: What the Heller’s Going On Here? True or False

1. What does John Yossarian’s job as a bombardier entail?→Aiming and releasing bombs
2. Of what is Yossarian convinced?→That the Colonel is a spy
3. What literary device does Joseph Heller use continually throughout the book?→The complete omission of punctuation in order to disorient and confuse the reader
4. What battle gets a lot of page time?→The Great Big Siege of Bologna
5. What is the actual name of one of the characters in the book?→Colonel Colonel Colonel Colonel
6. Aside from being a mess officer in Yossarian’s squadron, what else is Milo Minderbinder?→A war profiteer
7. What does Aarfy do to Michaela?→Proposes to her
8. Who stabs Yossarian?→Nately’s whore
9. Why is Snowden cold?→A chunk of flak had ripped through him, spilling his guts
10. What is Yossarian’s eventual fate?→He is killed in his sleep by his best friend

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