- The Research Paper Final must be a minimum of 5 pages and no more than 7 pages in length in APA format. The research should use critical works, not a summary of the book or chapter. The FINAL paper will be evaluated on the following: 1. Understanding Japanese literary tradition, civilization and modernity.
2. Demonstration of analytical skills and creative thinking
3. Use of concrete examples
4. Minimum of 3 scholarly sources, properly cited
5. Effective organization