Description Length: 7-9 pages, not including Reference page(s). Format: MLA (12 Point font, Times New Roman. Double-spaced.) Purpose: Commentary— The aim of the commentator is to formulate an insightful, well-informed, distinctive point of view on a particular topic/trend. Required: At least 7 sources: 2 books, 2 scholarly articles, 3 open (whatever you choose) Content: You will develop a well-thought out research paper exploring a specific trend of your choosing. The paper should include a clear Thesis statement, readily identifiable topic sentences, smooth transitions, and a strong conclusion. The paper will be graded based on organization, content, and grammar.