Revising Using Similes. Similes are a type of figurative language. A simile compares two seemingly different things using the words “like” or “as.”. Priscilla Cummings uses similes throughout Red Kayak to make comparisons:
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A simile compares two seemingly different things using the words “like” or “as.”
Find an object in your narrative you want to describe using a simile
Write down an adjective or two to describe that object
Think of another object that could be described the same way
Write a sentence using like or as to compare those the objects