Most important sentence in the introduction
Two different types
Although many people think of addiction as drug or alcohol related, Jane’s story shows that "even work can be an addiction" because it ruins relationships, creates mental suffering, and causes health problems.
"Topical argument/stance on topic: even "work" can be an addiction"
Body topic X: ruins relationships
Body topic Y: creates mental suffering
Body topic Z: causes health problems
Although many people think of addiction as something geared toward alcohol or drugs, Jane’s story illustrates how "work can become an addiction."
"Idea of paper: work can become an addiction"
Compare and Contrast
Although the Camaro and the Tahoe are both vehicles made by Chevrolet, they differ in price, body style, and performance. (X, Y, Z thesis)
Cause and Effect
Due to the smoking in most restaurants, even the non-smoking guests are turning up with lung disease and other problems caused by smoking. (General Thesis)
Many people who are against immigration policy think the laws violate civil and human rights; however, tougher immigration laws would decrease crime instances and provide better access to citizenship for those who legally enter the country.
Although people argue that tougher immigration laws may decrease crime rate, the new immigration policy under discussion is a violation of many human beings’ basic civil rights.