Hello and sorry you're having problems. Please see the video at the link below to see how to get the Paperwhite back to English. While you may not be able to "read" the options, they are still located in the same order.
View below and you can see how to get the language back to English:
If you need further assistance let me know. Please do not forget to click the 5 STAR RATING, at the top of the page for my efforts. It is my livelihood and you can follow up at any time if needed.
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