The Argumentative Essay: The True Definition Of Rape

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Rape is not good, in any case whatsoever. That is not what is being argued. Instead, many are confused as to if being raped/raping was really rape, and the velocity of such. There is a fine line between sex with consent and rape. Do both parties necessarily need to state, “Yes, I want to have sex.” or are there different ways to consent to intercourse? These are the questions that many people face when discussing rape. Now no one really agrees with rape, but there has always been the battle between the victim provoking sex but not verbally consenting, and just simple rape. There has also been many cases where people desensitize the subject of rape. The difference between the two is confusing, but forcing themselves upon someone without consent is wrong, and joking about it isn’t okay either. Now whether they were forcing themselves or it was consented (verbally or not) is the real debate. …show more content…
The unlawful compelling of a person through physical force or duress to have sexual intercourse. 2. Any act of sexual intercourse that is forced upon a person” (rape 1). There are also different types of forcing oneself upon someone. “The forms of rape may be specified based on who is committing the rape, who the rape victim is and the specific actions involved in the rape” (Tracy 1). In that article, it states that there are 7 or more different types. There’s diminished capacity rape, age-related rape, incest, partner rape, acquaintance rape, aggravated rape, and many other types. There is a very important point made in this article, “It is critical to remember that whatever form of rape occurs, it is always the fault of the rapist and never the fault of the victim” (Tracy

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