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Unformatted text preview: Mrs. Daneeka loads up the children and moves to Lansing, Michigan. She leaves no forwarding address. Yossarian's problems are not so easy to escape, but he will try. It is Autumn 1944; winter is approaching. When not flying, Yossarian waits in his tent, daily hoping for Orr's return. In one of the more moving descriptive passages in the novel, Heller uses the mood of the season to match the mood of the protagonist: There were no more beautiful days. There were no more easy missions. There was stinging rain and dull, chilling fog, and the men flew at week-long intervals, whenever the weather cleared. At night the wind moaned. The gnarled and stunted tree trunks creaked and groaned and forced Yossarian's thoughts each morning, even before he was fully awake, back on Kid Sampson's skinny legs bloating and decaying, as systematically as a ticking clock, in the icy rain and wet sand all through the blind,...
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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.
- Fall '11