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Maybe it helps if I say that most of the literature and film popular in the West that portrays East Bloc life in a negative light focuses on the experience of the intelligentsia with roots in the pre-WII middle class. For example the recent film The Lives of Others on the Stasi.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Sun Mar 18th, 2012 at 04:12:25 PM EST
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