TOPIC Female genital mutilation compared to man circumcision, what are the similarities and what are the differences? REACTION RESEARCH PAPER INSTRUCTIONS A reaction paper is a paper that mixes opinion (your attitudes and belief) with research from credible sources. The essence of a reaction paper is to express your point of view regarding a specific topic. As you write, you must reinforce your position by citing research. A good reaction paper is about 400-450 words and includes at least 3-5 credible references in APA formatting. You may use the first person when writing this paper but use it sparingly.