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Unformatted text preview: If anyone asks why he refused to fly, Yossarian is to say that he had been told in confidence that he would soon return home; he didn't want to take any unnecessary risks. That's all. If Yossarian rejects the offer, however, he will be court-martialed. Yossarian makes his decision. While leaving the office, he is met with a further surprise. Yossarian is faced with an offer that is difficult to refuse. Colonel Korn, who is stronger, sharper, and more sinister than Cathcart, concedes that Yossarian has presented the commanding officers with a serious problem. On the one hand, they cannot simply send him home if it looks like a reward for not flying more missions that would destroy morale. On the other hand, Korn and Cathcart are concerned about their own careers if Yossarian remains with the squadron, refuses to fly, and has other men following his example. For once, the tables have turned. Yossarian seems to have the other men following his example....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
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