Shannon is a friend and former classmate of Aaron McKinney’s. Stephen Belber runs into Shannon at the Fireside Bar with her friend Jen and interviews the two young women. Shannon indicates that both she and Aaron were frequent drug users. When asked if she, Jen, and Aaron went to high school together, Shannon calls them both “a product of their society,” suggesting that they are not the only ones to blame for the adults that they became.
Shannon Quotes in The Laramie Project
The The Laramie Project quotes below are all either spoken by Shannon or refer to Shannon. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Dramatists Play Service edition of The Laramie Project published in 2001.).
Act 2: Shannon and Jen Quotes
“You guys both went to Laramie High?”
“Yeah. Can’t you tell? We’re a product of our society.”
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Shannon Character Timeline in The Laramie Project
The timeline below shows where the character Shannon appears in The Laramie Project. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 2: Shannon and Jen
...was last seen when he encountered two friends of Aaron McKinney. One of the women, Shannon, tells Stephen that she thought what happened was “really really awful,” but she goes on... (full context)