Study Guide

Catch-22 Characters

By Joseph Heller

Captain John Yossarian

When we think of World War II, we have to admit that we always imagine life in black and white....

Colonel Cathcart

Colonel Cathcart's greatest flaw is his indecisiveness. He has a serious lack of sound judgment...

The Chaplain

The chaplain is one of the few purely good characters in the novel. Although he has doubts, he...

Milo Minderbinder

Milo's defining characteristic is his greed. Though he has a talent for business and keeping...

Doc Daneeka

Doc Daneeka, Yossarian's friend and flight surgeon, is marked by his complaining. His tagline is...