The Case Against Abortion By Peter Queenan Essay

2510 Words Nov 7th, 2016 11 Pages
For my rhetorical analysis, I evaluated “The Case Against Abortion” by Peter Queenan. This essay was designed to get the general public to question and reevaluate their opinion of abortion. “The Case Against Abortion” was written by Peter Queenan who is a Canadian-South African citizen that was born in 1957 in South Africa and is now currently a resident of Canada. He was raised as a white South African racist during the apartheid era in his home. This essay that he composed was basically about why abortion is not only atrocious but also extremely wrong. In this essay, his main claim was that an unborn child is still a life that has human rights and is not less human than any other child. The argument was aimed mostly towards secular, non-religious people. His main goal in this essay was to present information about abortion. What are the pros and cons of it and also to have you question the fact that is abortion right or in fact wrong ? I believe that the argument that was made was a very persuasive argument because he connected his own life to the argument. He was saying that you can indirectly support something that is wrong because you don 't question it. This author had many strengths and a few weaknesses. Some of the strengths he had were that he gave a lot was factual information that he backed up with reliable resources, which shows that he is a credible writer. One of the weaknesses he had was that he didn 't put a lot of emotion in his essay which I believe if he…

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