It’s an edition of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass that ultimately exposes Walter White; and it’s Shelley’s Ozymandias that foretells his end.
With only one episode left, make your Breaking Bad experience as rich as it can be:
Discover how many ways the same person can “break bad” or “break good” or “break good and bad” by reading Whitman’s takes on self-contradiction.
— Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (This edition has an introduction by Carl Sandburg); call number: PS3201 1921
Find out how the story of that old, stone-faced, desert king Ozymandias relates to Walter White.
— The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley; call number: PR5402 1972 v1