Summary : ' Catch 22 '

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Blake Period #1 AP NOVEL FORM 1. Title (underline): Catch-22 2. Author (first and last name) and date of first publication: Joseph Heller, 1961 3. List four main characters with a one-sentence description of each. a. John Yossarian- John Yosssarian, the protagonist, is a bombardier and a captain who is afraid of death causing him to do anything to get out of the war. b. Milo Minderbender- Milo is the mess officer who is very greedy and creates a large capitalistic black market business, which leads him to do anything to make more money. c. Doc Daneeka- Doc Daneeka, the flight surgeon, is Yossarian’s friend who likes to complain about everything and describes to Yossarian what Catch-22 is. d. The Chaplain- The Chaplain is a generally a nice, normal character that is not sure if he believes in his faiths and he tries to help Yossarian in keeping the number of missions down 4. List two minor characters with a one-sentence description of each. a. Colonel Cathcart- Colonel Cathcart is determined on making his squadron the best by keeping his pilots flying many missions so that he can be promoted to general. b. Nately- Nately, a nineteen year old rich kid, is a member of Yossarian’s squadron who just wants to do well and tries to help Yossarian. 5. Three main settings and one sentence description of each (3 places and a time period). a. The Hospital- The hospital, a neat and organized hospital, has lots of beds that are always full and it is described

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