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After summarizing the origin of the Mafia, explore popular American derivations (The Godfather, The Sopranos, etc.) and to what degree they relate to Italian identity.
The purpose of this paper is to show your understanding of an Italian cultural concept, icon, figure, or a political/socio-economic issue. You should use and cite at least four academically appropriate sources in MLA format, two of which must be outside of assigned course readings. There are samples in the course content. Please be advised that Wikipedia is not an acceptable source. 
Paper is appropriately formatted: 1000 words in length, 12-point font, double spaced with one-inch margins and numbered pages.