Rape Essays

Human Sexuality

Teresita went to a fraternity party because she’d heard that this fraternity “really knew how to have fun” and she really needed fun after a disastrous academic week. She knew that some women had been taken advantage of at previous parties, but she put that out of her mind, as she downed one drink after another. Just when things were getting dull, the coolest guy on campus took her by the hand, led her upstairs and talked her into having…

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Sadistic Rapist

According to Abel (1989), sadistic rapists have a tendency to be sexually aroused by fantasies and urges of forcing themselves sexually on their victims. Sexual sadists are turned on by unnecessary brutality, but the skilled rapist will use more power than necessary in order for the victim to obey what is being asked of them. With a sadistic rapist, rape is taken to a whole new level. It is already horrific for a person to be raped, but to have…

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Karla Homolka_ Canadian Serial Killer

According to “Karla Homolka: Child Rapist, Torturer, And Killer” (2013), Karla Homolka was one of Canada’s most infamous female convicts. Karla and her husband Paul Bernardo were responsible for raping and murdering young girls in Canada. Her husband Paul was known and the “Scarborough Rapist. ” She and her husband raped and murdered five young girls, one of which was Karla’s younger sister Tammy. Karla called Paul her “King” and did anything and everything he asked her to do; including,…

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Relativism and Morality

There are moral choices made on a daily basis, no matter the culture or race, people make these types of choices. The moral choices we make based on our cultures can be viewed on a scale of right and wrong by other cultures. In the writing of “Some Moral Minima”, Lenn E. Goodman views several aspects of morality and relativism, and argues that certain things are just wrong. I must say that I agree with her when she says some…

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Anatomy of Rape, Causes and Remedies

While a murderer destroys the physical frame of the victim, a rapist degrades and defiles the soul of a helpless female,” is the famous quote on this topic. Anatomy of Rape Sexual assault on women is a common phenomenon in our country. Under sexual assault comes; molestation, eve-teasing, child sex abuse, rape, marital rape, domestic violence. Of all these crimes, Rape is the most violent crime which is committed against women. According to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code,…

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On Rape and Responsibility

Throughout the course of Disgrace, Coetzee attempts to juxtapose the rape of Melanie with that of Lucy. By analyzing the actions of David Lurie, Lucy and Petrus, it becomes apparent that there is a dynamometric sense of responsibility among victims and abusers. Coetzee attempts to demonstrate that rape is more than a gendered based crime, that social class, and ethnicity also play roles in determining what harm is committed. It is because the rapes are not viewed through the eyes…

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