Those who talk most about the blessings of marriage and the constancy of its vows are the very people who declare that if the chain were broken and the prisoners left free to choose, the whole social fabric would fly asunder. You cannot have the argument both ways. If the prisoner is happy, why lock him in? If he is not, why pretend that he is?
Read an excerpt of This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
A number of suggestions have been put forth to explain where the idea for the original imagery originated.  James Knowlson has suggested images from Luis Buñuel ’s 1928 film, Un chien andalou or a photograph by Angus McBean of Frances Day .
See other people’s IELTS essays and comments!