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Define - Catch 22 ?

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Asked by Anand, 13 Nov '07 02:06 pm
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Catch-22 is a satirical, historical fiction novel by the American author Joseph Heller, first published in 1961. The novel, set during the later stages of World War II from 1943 onwards, is frequently cited as one of the great literary works of the Twentieth century.

The novel follows Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier, and a number of other characters. Most events occur while the airmen of the Fighting 256th (or "two to the fighting eighth power") Squadron are based on the island of Pianosa, west of Italy. Many events in the book are repeatedly described from differing points of view, so the reader learns more about the event from each iteration. The narrative also describes events out of sequence, and furthermore the events are referred to as if the reader already knows all about them.
The book sets out the absurdity of living by the rules of others, be they friends, family, governments, systems, religions or philosophies. Heller suggests that rules left unchecke ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 13 Nov '07 02:08 pm

 
  
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catch 44
Answered by dracula, 13 Nov '07 02:06 pm

 
  
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A situation in which a desired outcome is impossible because of inherently illogical rules or conditions, ( American Heritage)
Answered by Wolverine Logan, 13 Nov '07 02:14 pm

 
  
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Catch-22 is a satirical, historical fiction novel by the American author Joseph Heller, first published in 1961.
Answered by D chhetri, 13 Nov '07 02:07 pm

 
  
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caught unaware
Answered by rajesh sharma, 13 Nov '07 02:09 pm

 
  
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22 CATCHES.
Answered by rajeshswain, 13 Nov '07 02:07 pm

 
  
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