Essays on Yossarian

Yossarian is a bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is stationed on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Italy. Yossarian is a cynical and disillusioned young man who has lost his faith in both God and the military. He is also a very brave and honorable man who is constantly putting his life on the line for his fellow soldiers.

Essay themes and ideas about Yossarian

  • Yossarian’s Ambivalence Towards Life and Death
  • Yossarian’s Struggle to Maintain His Sanity
  • Yossarian’s Relationship with His Fellow Soldiers
  • Yossarian’s Desire to be Free from the Military
  • Yossarian’s Fear of Death
  • Yossarian’s Guilt Over the Death of Snowden
  • Yossarian’s Anger Towards Colonel Cathcart
  • Yossarian’s Jealousy of Milo Minderbinder
  • Yossarian’s Frustration with the Military System
  • Yossarian’s Hope for the Future