Despite being named for General Dreedle, Chapter 21 opens with seven more pages on Colonel Cathcart, primarily examining events he sees as favorable to his career ("feathers in his cap") or damaging to his ambitions ("black eyes"). Among the damaging experiences, the name of Yossarian keeps popping up. Two of these embarrassments occur in the presence of General Dreedle: Yossarian's appearance in formation wearing only moccasins, and an epidemic of lustful moaning, instigated by Yossarian, at the Avignon briefing. Cathcart can only suspect Yossarian in the latter. Chapter 22 offers more information about two focal points of the novel: Snowden's death is again foreshadowed, this time with further details. We learn that Milo's syndicate is flourishing, leading to
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