SLAEPShort-Latency Acoustic Evoked Potential
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Gregory's theories at least show that 'naturalistic' explanations for dreams in the Middle Ages are not the exclusive provenance of the thirteenth and later centuries with the rediscovery of Aristotle; the Wanderer's dreaming is introduced with the statement that 'sorg ond slaep' have 'both together bound the wretched solitary wanderer' (39-40), and it can fairly easily be argued--though to my knowledge it has not been--that a man who is shown longing for his lord and then dreaming of him fits Gregory's theory about how false dreams can be produced by emptiness (inanitate), by illusion (illusione), or by thought along with illusion (cogitatione simul et illusione).
A fair reason for resisting this use of Gregory's--or any writer's--dream-theory in considering The Wanderer is that the terms introducing the narrator's vision, 'sorg ond slaep', appear together fairly often in Old English poetry.
Bliss (London, 1969), 111, rejecting Willi Erzgraber's suggestion that 'slaep' refers to the vision of his lord that the narrator relates, and 'sorg' refers to the associated pain of the memory ('Der Wanderer: Eine Interpretation von Aufbau und Gehalt', in H.