Catch22_Secondary Quotations - 1 Kacper Borowiec Sieker AP Literature and language Secondary Quotes Book Article Hellers masterful dark humor and his

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1 Kacper Borowiec Sieker AP Literature and language Secondary Quotes Book Article “Heller’s masterful dark humor and his ability to penetrate the surface illusions perfecting the fundamental evils of our time” ( 487) The man who declares that survival is the end of existence is morally dead, because he’s prepared to sacrifice all other values which give life meaning” (487) “unconventional but utterly convincing internal logic” “That the most lunatic are the most logical and 2) that is is our conventional standards which lack any logical consistency” (488) “That men would die was a matter of necessity; which men would die, though was a matter of circumstance, and Yossarian was willing to be the victim of anything but circumstance” (488) Yossarians efforts” “through caution, cowardice, defiance, subterfuge, stratagem, and subversion, through feigning illness, goofing off, and poisoning the company's food with laundry soap - to avoid being cinitimed by circumstance, a force represented in the book” “justice is mocked, the innocent victimized,” bc of catch 22 “Yossarians logic becomes so pure that everyone thinks him mad, for it is the logic of sheer survival, dedicated to keeping him alive in a world noisy clamoring for his annihilation “enemies are distinguished less by their nationality than by their ability to get him killed” (488) page 489 lists all the military antagonists and their wrongdoings “ own countrymen who exercise an arbitrary power over his life and well being. “mechanical attitude towards human life wacky scene before the Action Board which displays his and their animosity in a manner both hilarious and scarifying all on 489 490”a syndicate designed to corner the world market on all available food stuffs, which he then sells to army mess halls at huge profits”
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2 the climax of milo’s career comes when fe fulfill a contract with the Germans to bomb and strife his own outfit the less ridicule of hypocrisy though a technique of farce fantasy, beneath which the demon of satire lurks, prodding fat behinds with a red-hot pitchfork 491 ideas for conclusion “heller often manages to heightne the macabre obsecenity of total war much more effetivelt through its gruemsome comic aspects than if he had written realistic descriptions farce in phantasmorgia 492 “anarchic individiuaul wituoht which all nation ideas are pretty hollow anway” Reasseing “Catch-22” Jump into the novel anywhere, and you'll find the enemy wearing an American uniform and acting foolishly (603) Others had pointed out that the world is systematically unfair or that the small print in contracts cleverly works against a consumer's interest, but nobody, that is, nobody before Heller, had constructed such an elaborately tex tured lose-lose situation. By turning logic on its head, Catch-22 raised absurf (604) Yossarian feels that Clevinger is crazy, Clevinger merely hurls the judg ment back at him?and this "are too/are not" shouting match eventually extends to most of the novel's one hundred or more minor characters. (604)
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