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McWatt is a fictional character created by novelist Joseph Heller in the novel Catch-22. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirist best remembered for writing the satiric World War II classic Catch-22. ... Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Catch 22 can refer to: A book by Joseph Heller, or the movie based on the book; see Catch-22. ...

McWatt is the pilot of Yossarian's plane, and is known for performing highly dangerous maneuvers. He loves to fly very low near Yossarian's tent, thus scaring Yossarian white and making him mad. He has a very flippant view of life as his catch phrase is, "Oh well, what the hell!" However, he later commits suicide by crashing his plane into a mountain after he accidentally kills the character Kid Sampson by cutting him in half with the propellers of his plane during a training exercise, saying "Oh well, what the hell!" as he does it. Yossarian, as portrayed by Alan Arkin Captain John Yossarian is the 28-year-old protagonist of the 1961 novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. ... A catch phrase is a phrase or expression that is popularized, usually through repeated use, by a real person or fictional character. ... Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of willfully ending ones own life. ... There are a great deal of characters in the novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. ...


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McWatt is a fictional character created by novelist Joseph Heller in the novel Catch-22.
McWatt is the pilot of Yossarian's plane, and is known for performing highly dangerous maneuvers.
He loves to fly very low near Yossarian's tent, thus scaring Yossarian white and making him mad.
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