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Nevertheless, support for him increasingly sounds like a ceremony of expiation and, ultimately, an act of faith.
Redemption wasn’t quite possible for Lee, but there was expiation for the actor.
Poetry served as an offering to the dead, a form of expiation, a hope for redemption.
Shock, investigation, self-flagellation, expiation.
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