Major Major Major Major is an officer whose last name is Major

Major Major Major Major is an officer whose last name is Major

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Major Major Major Major is an officer whose last name is Major. His first and second names are  Major. He holds the rank of major. Major enters the Army as a private, but a computer promotes him  to the fourth officer grade of major within four days. Major has always felt isolated and wants only "to  be absorbed," to feel that he is one of the guys; for a brief period, he enjoys that status on Pianosa.  Unfortunately, Colonel Cathcart appoints Major Major to be the new squadron commander almost  immediately. The rest of the men ostracize the new commander. Clevinger's plane disappears in a cloud off the coast of Elba on a milk run to Parma, leading the  narrator to a flashback of another disappearance at Lowery Field, two years before, and the story of  Ex-P.F.C. Wintergreen. We learn the identity of the dead man in Yossarian's tent. The theme of individuality takes an odd twist with the story of Major Major. Major is among the most 
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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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