By April Robinson,2014-02-10 12:25
From Darren Felty, in an essay for Novels for Students. Gale, 1997
As most critics recognize, Catch-22 offers more than a critique of World War II,
despite its focus on the destructiveness of warfare. Instead, Joseph Heller employs
this setting to comment upon the condition of mid-century American life. His satire
targets not just the military but all regi-mental instit..