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  • Yossarian was a lead bombardier who had been demoted because he no longer gave a damn whether he missed or not.
  • All he could ever see was Aarfy, with whose fustian, moon-faced ineptitude he had finally lost all patience, and there were minutes of agonizing fury and frustration in the sky when he hungered to be demoted again to a wing plane with a loaded machine gun in the compartment instead of the precision bombsight that he really had no need for, a powerful, heavy fifty-caliber machine gun he could seize vengefully in both hands and turn loose savagely against all the demons tyrannizing him:

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  • She kept her job, but was demoted.
  • She was demoted due to her rudeness

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