How To Write A Reflective Essay On Catch 22

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Unbroken and Catch 22 were both very eye opening books. Both books gave me insight to what life in the military is like. Not only did it teach me what people in the military and war go through on a daily basis, but it made me think deeper about life in general. In Unbroken it made me be so thankful for everything that I have. Many times throughout the book, Louie was without food, water, shelter...etc. He was also treated harshly. All of those things I take for granted. In Catch 22, I learned doing what is right even if it’s scary. Yossarian continued to be terrified of flying missions even though flying the missions was the right thing to do. Unbroken was my favorite of the two books. Reading about the everyday struggles Louie had to face…show more content…
Catch 22 was a lot more difficult to understand than Unbroken, in my opinion. At first, I struggled with the getting into the book. I feel like it was hard to follow the author at some points in the story. However, the way that the author described the characters in the book was probably one of my favorite parts. The author described every little thing about the characters, from the character's facial features to their personality. I really felt like I connected with them. I learned that the phrase “catch 22” is being stuck in a situation that you can’t get out of no matter what. It’s a lose, lose situation, no matter what you do. For example, you want to get a job. The only problem is that you need a car to drive yourself to work. However, you don’t have the money to buy a car which you would get with your job. Another thing that I learned from Catch 22 is that you can’t run from fear. Fear is inevitable. It’s something that everyone has to deal with on a daily basis. I learned that it’s the way you react to the fear that really matters. I think that Catch 22 had a really deep meaning overall and it took me awhile to understand. I definitely struggled with this book more than
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