DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.06.001
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YE La-mei

Abstract: As one of the first and most original creations of literary postmodernism, published in the year 1961 , Catch-22's (1961 position in American literature remains secure. Yet its ending has been held as unconvincing ever since its publication. Taking the overall structure, tone, and the theme of the novel into consideration, this paper aims to prove the credibility of this controversial part. It consists of five sections apart from an introduction and a conclusion. Section One provides general information on …

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