Call Me Maria - The Power of the Papi-lindo – Love in America Summary & Analysis

Judith Ortiz Cofer
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The girls anxiously await news from Uma, who reveals that Rickie has promised to call her. Rickie is considered a ladies man, a Latin Lover, dressing well and stealing the hearts of any girls he meets. Despite his promise to Uma, he continues to play the field. Maria decides to confront him about it. Instead of being angry, Rickie puts moves on Maria. She is swept off her feet by his voice and his closeness, but the moment is interrupted when Dona Segura and her granddaughter come outside. When they go, Rickie turns back to Maria, but he is stopped when Whoopee arrives and makes a Tarzan call. At school, Mr. Golden, who sings for a band, has agreed to set one of Maria’s poems to music and will be performing it at an assembly.

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