Joseph Heller`s "Catch-22" and Grace Paley's "The Little Disturbances of Man": Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Joseph Heller`s "Catch-22" and Grace Paley's "The Little Disturbances of Man":
This study compares the worlds described in Joseph Heller`s novel "Catch-22" and the stories in Grace Paley's collection "The Little Disturbances of Man": Uses of humor, absurdity, emotional impact, life problems, characterization and gender perspective.
# 21665 | 1,125 words | 2 sources | 1994 | US
Published on Mar 06, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Comparison)


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"This study will examine and compare the worlds described in Joseph Heller`s novel "Catch-22" and the stories in Grace Paley's collection "The Little Disturbances of Man". The study will consider the differences and similarities of the problems in both books, their views of society, the authors' outlooks, and other related issues, such as ethnicity, gender, etc.
The most obvious similarity in the two books is the abundant use of humor in the presentation of the problems and the outlooks of the authors. Both Heller and Paley see the absurdity in life. The first lines of both books establish this fact. In heller, we read: "It was love at first sight. The first time Yossarian saw the chaplain he fell madly in love with him".Paley's first story begins: "I was popular in certain circles, says Aunt Rose. I wasn't no thinner then, only more stationary in the ... "

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