posted by joel .
Ms. Sardelis said we must "absolutely and without delay" turn in our permission slips by tomorrow or we can't go on the class trip.
is this correct
As long as the words in the quotation marks are the exact words she said, then it's fine. If it's a paraphrase of what she said (not a quote), then remove the quotation marks.
This lady is incorrect! my online Plato course asked this exact question, and said that the punctuation was wrong