Comparison between Italians and Americans in terms of cultural differences including eating habits, foods, fashion choices, personality, etc. Students are required to write in English on one main topic related to the Italian culture. You are required to get your topic approved by the instructor. The essay must contain at least 1200 words. (To facilitate the word count you can write the essay on Microsoft Word and check the amount of words used.) Must include a thesis: You are required to write a complete, well thought out thesis paragraph, including the three main points of your body paragraphs. You are to describe and analyze (why is it important to Italian culture) three key aspects of your topic. Make sure you are specific and focus on three relevant elements. Also, make sure you clearly define what you want to prove, discuss or analyze in your thesis. In the body paragraphs you must include specific examples that you introduced in the thesis. Must include a conclusion: Write a complete conclusion in which you state what you proved throughout your essay. No new information should be in this paragraph. Clearly define the questions or points you made within your essay. Directions: You will be graded on grammar, vocabulary, syntax, five-paragraph format and use of a sequential story with a beginning, to middle, and an end. Write in a 5-paragraph format paper using MLA format. Double-spaced, Font: Times new roman Size: 12. You must have at least 10 scholarly works consulted and use 3-5 quotes in either/or English and Italian.