Analysis Of Camille Paglia's Date Rape

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Political correctness has infected today's culture, evident in the universities of America and the mainstream media. Camille Paglia stresses the importance of free thought and free speech, that is not bound by any ideology. In 1991 Camille published an article, Date Rape, where she explains the responsibility and liability of women in scenarios regarding rape. Overall, there are many aspects in which I agree with her. Firstly, she states that “women infantilize themselves when they cede responsibility for sexual encounters to men,” [1]. In certain circumstances, I can see her point of view. For example, when women put themselves in a position where a dangerous outcome could occur, they should not put the full blame on the male. At a party,

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