ALL INSTRUCTIONS NEEDED FOR ASIAN POP CULTURE RESEARCH PAPER: Please also look at rubric to make sure I receive the highest possible grade for this paper. Popular Culture Project Guidelines Topic Selection: Your topic will need to include: 1.) A specific type of popular culture & media (Korean dramas, Japanese film, etc.) 2.) Social, historical, or cultural issue of an East Asian country (Beauty standards in South Korea, etc.) a. You must use some form of popular culture as evidence for your argument. WE WILL BE USING THE TOPIC: Why is rap stigmatized in China? Overview: As stated, the paper should be 7 pages. Double spaced, 12-point font. There will be 7 pages meaning 7 FULL pages and writing any less than that will impact your grade. You are to use MLA style formatting to write the paper. You must include a bibliography or works cited page with 11 relevant sources (not included in page count). The grading is holistic. Be concise as possible. Any information not relevant to your thesis should not be in the body paragraphs. Define all unfamiliar terminology that you plan to use in the beginning and provide all relevant background information in the introduction. Make sure that it is clear how each body paragraph is supporting and tying back into your thesis statement.