how to use XmlAttributeOverrides for deserializing in c#

I am trying to deserialize the custom config keys using the same class. I am new to Serializer. The deserialized object have null value. Can somebody guide me what am I doing wrong here. I have pasted the code here for trying in a console app.

public class Program
{
    private static void Main(string[] args)
    {
        var documentPropertyMapping =
            GetCustomSectionSettingList<CustomSectionConfigElement>("abc/xyz",
                "Activity", "value", "Function").ToDictionary(x => x.Key, x => x.Value);
        /*var   FileTypeMimeMapping = GetCustomSectionSettingList<CustomSectionConfigElement>("EDRMSDocumentMIMEPropertyMapping", "FileType", "value", "MIMEType").ToDictionary(x => x.Key.TrimStart('.'), x => x.Value);
*/
    }

    private static List<T> GetCustomSectionSettingList<T>(string sectionName, string elementName, string keyAttributeName,
        string valueAttributeName) where T : new()
    {
        var xml = @"<root><abc>
    <xyz>
        <Activity value = ""a Document"" Function = ""a Documentation"" />
        <Activity value = ""b Document"" Function = ""a Documentation"" />
    </xyz>
</abc></root>";
        var settings = new List<T>();
        var configDoc = XElement.Parse(xml);

        var xOver = new XmlAttributeOverrides();
        {
            var attrs = new XmlAttributes();
            var root = new XmlRootAttribute(elementName);
            attrs.XmlRoot = root;
            xOver.Add(typeof (T), attrs);
        }
        {
            var attrs = new XmlAttributes();
            var attribute = new XmlElementAttribute(keyAttributeName);
            attrs.XmlElements.Add(attribute);
            xOver.Add(typeof (T), "Key", attrs);
        }
        {
            var attrs = new XmlAttributes();
            var attribute = new XmlElementAttribute();
            attribute.ElementName = valueAttributeName;
            attrs.XmlElements.Add(attribute);
            xOver.Add(typeof (T), "Value", attrs);
        }

        var serializer = new XmlSerializer(typeof (T), xOver);
        foreach (var sectionXml in configDoc.XPathSelectElements(sectionName))
        {
            foreach (var elem in sectionXml.Elements())
                settings.Add((T) serializer.Deserialize(elem.CreateReader()));
        }
        return settings;
    }

    #region custom section

    public class CustomSectionConfigElement
    {
        public string Key { get; set; }
        public string Value { get; set; }
    }

    #endregion custom section
}
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