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Study Guide for Joseph Heller's Catch-22 including chapter summary, character analysis, and more. Learn all about Catch-22, ask questions, and get the answers you need.
Author: Joseph Heller
Year Published: 1961
Genre: War Literature
Perspective and Narrator:
Heller presents Catch-22 predominantly through the third-person limited point of view of the protagonist, Yossarian.
Catch-22 is written in the past tense.
About the Title:
"Catch-22" is the paradoxical rule that symbolizes the main character's frustration as a bombardier in World War II. It states that anyone who wants to stop flying missions on the grounds of insanity must be sane and, therefore, must keep flying.