What is the function of the motif of fallen leaves in "Spring and Fall"?

A.
It sets the autumn scene.

B.
It promises renewal of the speaker's hopes.

C.
It conveys a theme of loss and death.

D.
It points out the child's misunderstanding.

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1. http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/hopkins/section4.rhtml

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3. The answer is c. Asked my teacher and she said it.

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