Reinaldo Arenas opens _Before Night Falls_ (1993) with a consideration of the childhood he, at once, endured and enjoyed in Cuba. Compare this treatment, for differences and similarities, with that of Richard Blanco’s, as presented in “Losing the Farm” (pages 39-67), one of the chapters of_The Prince of Los Cocuyos_ (2014)–about a childhood in Miami, Florida. Your assignment, an analysis of circa two pages (or 500 words)


Compare and contrast the opening of the novel “Before Night Falls” by reinaldo Arenas with a part in the novel “The Prince of Los Cocuyos” by Richard Blanco